þeyta

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

þeyta f (genitive singular þeytu, nominative plural þeytur)

  1. an emulsion

Verb[edit]

þeyta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þeytti, supine þeytt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to whip, to beat, to whisk
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative, of a horn) to blow
    þeyta lúður.
    To blow a horn.
  3. (transitive, governs the dative) to fling, to launch, to let fly, to hurl, to toss up syn.
    Hún þeytti bókinni í höfuðið á mér.
    She hurled the book at my head.
    Áin þeytist niður gilið.
    The river hurls down the gorge.
  4. (transitive, governs the dative, of a gust or wind) to blow syn.
    Vindurinn þeytti brimlöðrinu.
    The wind launched the foamy waves.
    Sólin skein og vindurinn þeytti laufunum burt.
    The sun was shining and the wind blew the leaves away.

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