syngja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse syngva, syngja, from Proto-Germanic *singwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷh-.

Verb[edit]

at syngja (third person singular past indicative sang, third person plural past indicative sungu, supine sungið)

  1. to sing

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse syngva, syngja, from Proto-Germanic *singwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷh-.

Verb[edit]

syngja (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative söng, third-person plural past indicative sungu, supine sungið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative or intransitive) to sing
  2. (of birds) to warble, to sing, to chirp
  3. to sound, to ring, to resound

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • syngje (e infinitive)
  • synga (bracket form), synge (bracket form; also Norwegian Bokmål)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse syngja, syngva, from Proto-Germanic *singwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷh-.

Verb[edit]

syngja (present tense syng, past tense song, past participle sunge, passive infinitive syngjast, present participle syngjande, imperative syng)

  1. sing
    Eg har ikkje sunge denne songen på årevis.
    I haven't sung this song for years.
  2. echo, boom

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