þvo

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þvá, from Proto-Germanic *þwahaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

þvo (mixed conjugation, third person singular past indicative þvoði, supine þvegið, third person past subjunctive þvægi)

  1. to wash, to do (laundry)
    þvo þvott.
    Doing laundry.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Þvo is the only verb in Icelandic which ends in an -o.