þerra

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Icelandic[edit]

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þerra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þerraði, supine þerrað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to dry, to make dry

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þarzijaną (to cause to dry), from Proto-Indo-European *torséyeti, from the root *ters- (dry). The Proto-Germanic *þarzijaną would originally have been a causative of the class 3 strong verb *þersaną, of which there is no known descendant in Old Norse.

Noun[edit]

þerra f (genitive þerru)

  1. a towel
    Synonym: þurka

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Verb[edit]

þerra (singular past indicative þerði, plural past indicative þerðu, past participle þerðr)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to make, cause to dry
    Synonym: þurka

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  • Icelandic: þerra
  • Norwegian: terra, terre

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