ynskja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse œskja, ýskja where the 'n' stems from influence from Middle Low German wunschen. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną.

Verb[edit]

at ynskja (third person singular past indicative ynskti, supine ynskt)

  1. to wish, to desire

Conjugation[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse œskja, ýskja where the 'n' stems from influence from Middle Low German wunschen. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wunskijaną.

Verb[edit]

ynskja (present tense ynskjer, past tense ynskte, past participle ynskt, passive infinitve ynskjast, present participle ynskjande, imperative ynsk)

  1. wish, desire
    Eg skulle ynskt at det hadde byrja å regna.
    I wish that it had began to rain.
  2. wish something for another; express a hope for something to happen
    Eg ynskjer deg ei god jul!
    I wish you a merry Christmas!

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