teia

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • teie (e infinitive)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þegja.

Verb[edit]

teia (present tense teier, past tense tagde, past participle tagd, passive infinitive teiast, present participle teiande, imperative tei)

  1. to become silent
  2. to be silent
  3. to not tell anyone, to keep secret
    Du teier vel om dette?
    You'll keep this secret, right?

Etymology 2[edit]

Spelt tæja until 1938, with a shorter alternative , still part of the official spelling. From Old Norse tæja, from Proto-Germanic *tawjaną.

Verb[edit]

teia (present tense teier, past tense teidde, past participle teidd, passive infinitive teiast, present participle teiande, imperative tei)

  1. to separate, to tare apart, to solve something complicated
  2. to pick up
  3. to explain
    Teia ut alt saman
    Explain everything
  4. to look carefully (for something)
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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese tea, Latin tēla (web; loom). Cognate of tela (canvas; screen).

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Noun[edit]

teia f (plural teias)

  1. web; spider web
  2. (weaving) woof (the set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom)
  3. network (any interconnected group or system)
  4. (figuratively, literature) plot (general course of a story)

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