spýggja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spýja (compare Icelandic spýja, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish spy), from Proto-Germanic *spīwaną, whence also Dutch spuwen, German speien, English spew, Gothic 𐍃𐍀𐌴𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌽 (speiwan). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ptyēw- (to spit, vomit).

Verb[edit]

at spýggja (third person singular past indicative spýði, supine spýð)

  1. to vomit

Conjugation[edit]