smíða

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From Old Norse smíða, perhaps originally a strong verb, from Proto-Germanic *smīþaną; else derived from smíð, smíði.

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smíða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative smíðaði, supine smíðað)

  1. to make, craft, forge

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Proto-Germanic *smiþōną (to forge, fashion), then cognate with Old English smiþian, Old High German smidōn, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌼𐌹𐌸𐍉𐌽 (gasmiþōn). Another possibility is derivation from Old Norse smíð (crafting, making).

Verb[edit]

smíða (singular past indicative smíðaði, plural past indicative smíðuðu, past participle smíðaðr)

  1. to make, build of metal or wood

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