renna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Old Norse renna, yielding also Icelandic renna, Norwegian renne, Swedish ränna, Danish rende; from Proto-Germanic *rannijǭ, Also related to Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌽𐌽𐍉 (rinno), Old High German rinna (both, from *rinnǭ).

Noun[edit]

renna f (genitive singular rennu, plural rennur)

  1. drain
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative renna rennan rennur rennurnar
Accusative rennu rennuna rennur rennurnar
Dative rennu rennuni rennum rennunum
Genitive rennu rennunnar renna rennanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse renna (1), alteration of earlier rinna, influenced by the weak verb renna (2) (whence Faroese renna (3)).

Verb[edit]

at renna (third person singular past indicative rann, third person plural past indicative runnu, supine runnið)

  1. (of liquid) to flow, run
  2. to melt
  3. to run (move quickly)
  4. (of the sun) to rise, come up
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse renna (2).

Verb[edit]

at renna (third person singular past indicative rendi, supine rent)

  1. to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. to throw out, off balance, etc.
Conjugation[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from an Old Norse *renna (from Proto-Germanic *rannijǭ), yielding also Faroese renna (1), Norwegian renne, Swedish ränna, Danish rende. Also related to Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌽𐌽𐍉 (rinnō), Old High German rinna (both, from Proto-Germanic *rinnǭ).

Noun[edit]

renna f (genitive singular rennu, nominative plural rennur)

  1. (archaic) flow, stream
  2. channel, duct
  3. drain
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse renna (1), from earlier rinna, from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną; the alteration i > e is due to influence from the weak verb renna (2) (whence Icelandic renna (3)).

Verb[edit]

renna (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative rann, third-person plural past indicative runnu, supine runnið)

  1. (of liquid) to flow, run
    Saxelfur rennur um Tékkland og Þýskaland. – The Elbe flows through the Czech Republic and Germany.
  2. (of anything solid) to glide, slide (move over a surface)
    Skeiðin rann eftir endilöngu eldhúsborðinu. – The spoon slid the whole length of the kitchen table.
  3. (of a person) to slip, slide (lose one’s balance on a slippery surface)
    Kormákur rann á ísnum og lenti á höfðinu.
  4. (archaic) to run (move quickly)
  5. to rise, grow
  6. to melt
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse renna (2), from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Causative of renna (2).

Verb[edit]

renna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative renndi, supine rennt)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. (transitive, with dative) to melt
  3. (transitive, with dative) to cause (e.g. a horse) to run
  4. (transitive, with dative) to slide (something or someone) (across a surface or downhill)
Conjugation[edit]

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French renne, from Icelandic hreinn.

Noun[edit]

renna f (plural renne)

  1. reindeer

Synonyms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse renna (1), earlier rinna.

Verb[edit]

renna

  1. to run, flow

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse renna (2).

Verb[edit]

renna

  1. to cause (something or someone) to run, flow

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (to run, to flow), *rannijaną (to cause to run).

Verb[edit]

renna

  1. to run

Conjugation[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alteration of earlier rinna, influenced by renna (2).

Verb[edit]

renna

  1. (Old West Norse) Alternative form of rinna.

Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of rinna, from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Cognate with Old Saxon rennian, Old High German rennen.

Verb[edit]

renna

  1. (transitive) to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. (transitive) to melt (something)
Descendants[edit]