veikja

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From Old Norse veikja, from Proto-Germanic *waikwijaną.

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veikja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative veikti, supine veikt)

  1. to debilitate, to make feeble; to weaken
  2. to impair, to undermine
    Kosningabaráttan veikti stöðu hennar frekar en að styrkja hana.
    The campaign for the election undermined her place rather than reinforcing it.
  3. to dilute
    veikja sýru.
    To dilute acid.

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