æta

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse æta, from Proto-Germanic *ētijǭ.

Noun[edit]

æta f (genitive singular ætu, no plural)

  1. food
  2. a small stream of water in the ice on a frozen river
  3. (obsolete) cancer
  4. (in compounds) eater, -vore
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Etymology 2[edit]

Coined from eta, éta (to eat), based on German ätzen, Danish ætse (whence the loanword ætsa).

Verb[edit]

æta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ætti, supine ætt)

  1. to corrode
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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse eta, from Proto-Germanic *etaną.

Verb[edit]

æta

  1. to eat
  2. to chew, bite

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