skella

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

skella f (genitive singular skellu, nominative plural skellur)

  1. a spot, a patch
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skella.

Verb[edit]

skella (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative skall, third-person plural past indicative skullu, supine skollið)

  1. to crash, bang
    Hausinn skall í gólfið.
    The head banged the floor.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse skella, causative of the strong verb skella (whence Icelandic skella (2))

Verb[edit]

skella (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skellti, supine skellt)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to slam, slap
    Ekki skella hurðinni!
    Don't slam the door!
    Hann skellti bókinni á borðið.
    He slapped the book down on the table.
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