banabeður

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bani ‎(death) +‎ beður ‎(bed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaːnaˌpɛːðʏr/

Noun[edit]

banabeður m ‎(genitive singular banabeðs or banabeðjar, nominative plural banabeðir)

  1. deathbed
    Hann fól mér þetta verkefni á banabeði og ég mun ekki bregðast honum. – He entrusted this task to me on [his] deathbed and I will not fail him.

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