bleikja

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bleikja, from Proto-Germanic *blaikijǭ.

Noun[edit]

bleikja f (genitive singular bleikju, nominative plural bleikjur)

  1. a pale colour
  2. light clay
  3. char (Salvelinus), especially Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus)
  4. Lyngbye's sedge (Carex lyngbyei)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bleikja, from Proto-Germanic *blaikijaną, from *blaikaz, whence bleikur.

Verb[edit]

bleikja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative bleikti, supine bleikt)

  1. to bleach
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