teðja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse teðja, from Proto-Germanic *tadjaną (to strew, scatter), from Proto-Indo-European *dāy- (to divide, split, part, separate). Related to tað ([horse or sheep] dung). More at tath.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

teðja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative taddi, supine tatt)

  1. (transitive) to strew manure on, to fertilize with manure; to manure, to dung
  2. (intransitive) to defecate (of animals, especially horses)