spretta

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Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

at spretta (third person singular past indicative spratt, third person plural past indicative spruttu, supine sprottið)

  1. to jump
  2. to grow

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse spretta (to spring forth).

Verb[edit]

spretta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative spratt, third-person plural past indicative spruttu, supine sprottið)

  1. (intransitive) to spring forth, to rise
  2. (intransitive) to grow (of hair, grass, etc.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse spretta; causative of spretta (1).

Verb[edit]

spretta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative spretti, supine sprett)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to cause to spring forth
  2. (transitive, with dative) to loose, to unfasten, to open
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Noun[edit]

spretta f (genitive singular sprettu, nominative plural sprettur)

  1. (especially of grass) growth
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