svølta

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse svelta (strong verb), from Proto-Germanic *sweltaną.

Verb[edit]

at svølta (third person singular past indicative svøltaði, supine svøltað)

  1. (intransitive) to starve
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse svelta (weak verb), from Proto-Germanic *swaltijaną. Causative of svølta (1).

Verb[edit]

at svølta (third person singular past indicative svølti, supine svølt)

  1. (transitive) to starve (someone)
Conjugation[edit]