meina

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Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

at meina (third person singular past indicative meinaði, supine meinað)

  1. to damage, to hurt
  2. to prevent, to avoid

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meina

  1. to mean, to hold, to claim
    • eg meini tað (with stress on meini)
      ah well

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meina

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰

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meina (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative meinti, supine meint)

  1. to think, be of a certain opinion
  2. to mean
  3. (emphatically) to really mean, to not be joking

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meina (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative meinaði, supine meinað)

  1. to prohibit or prevent (something, someone from doing something)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse meina, from Middle Low German.

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Verb[edit]

meina (present tense meiner, past tense meinte, past participle meint, passive infinitve meinast, present participle meinande, imperative mein)

  1. mean (convey meaning)
    Kva meiner dei med dette?
    What do they mean by this?
  2. think (to be of the opinion)
    Eg veit ikkje kva eg skal meina om dette.
    I don't know what to think about this.

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