søkkva

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sinkwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷ- (to sink, to drop). Compare Old English sincan, Old Frisian sinka, Old Saxon sinkan, Old High German sinkan, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌲𐌵𐌰𐌽 (sigqan).

Verb[edit]

søkkva (singular past indicative sǫkk, plural past indicative sukku, past participle sokkinn)

  1. (intransitive) to sink

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sankwijaną.

Verb[edit]

søkkva

  1. (intransitive, causative) to let sink