svelta

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

svelta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative svalt, third-person plural past indicative sultu, supine soltið)

  1. (intransitive) to starve
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

svelta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative svelti, supine svelt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to starve (someone, or figuratively something)
Conjugation[edit]

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

svelta

  1. feminine form of svelto