spinna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spinna, from Proto-Germanic *spinnaną. Compare Icelandic and Swedish spinna, Norwegian spinne, Danish spinde, English spin, Dutch and German spinnen.

Verb[edit]

at spinna (third person singular past indicative spann, third person plural past indicative spunnu, supine spunnið)

  1. to spin

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spinna, from Proto-Germanic *spinnaną. Compare Faroese and Swedish spinna, Norwegian spinne, Danish spinde, English spin, Dutch and German spinnen.

Verb[edit]

spinna (third-person singular past indicative [[{{{1}}}#Icelandic|{{{1}}}]], supine [[{{{2}}}#Icelandic|{{{2}}}]])

  1. to spin

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spinna, from Proto-Germanic *spinnaną. Compare Danish spinde, Norwegian spinne, Icelandic spinna, English spin, Dutch and German spinnen.

Verb[edit]

spinna (present spinner , preterite spann , supine spunnit , imperative spinn )

  1. to spin; to turn around quickly
  2. to spin; to make yarn
  3. to purr
  4. to create or extend a story from a given, fundamental seed