vaxa

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vaxa, from Proto-Germanic *wahsijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg-.

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vaxa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative óx, third-person plural past indicative uxu, supine vaxið)

  1. to grow
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun vax (wax).

Verb[edit]

vaxa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative vaxaði, supine vaxað)

  1. to wax (apply wax to)
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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vaxa

  1. to wax, to apply wax to something, usually to make the surface shiny
  2. to wax, to remove hair by applying wax

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