birkja

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

birkja f (definite singular birkja, indefinite plural birkjer or birkjor, definite plural birkjene or birkjone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by bjørkje
  2. definite singular of birkje (non-standard since 2012)

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *birkijǭ.

Noun[edit]

birkja f (genitive birkju)

  1. birch juice
Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: bjørkje f
References[edit]
  • birkja in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2[edit]

From bǫrkr (bark).

Verb[edit]

birkja (singular past indicative birkti, plural past indicative birkta, past participle {{{3}}})

  1. to bark, to strip off the bark from a tree
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]
  • birkja in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • “birkja” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.