brenna

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Faroese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

brenna f (genitive singular brennu, plural brennur)

  1. fire
  2. conflagration
Declension[edit]
Declension of brenna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative brenna brennan brennur brennurnar
accusative brennu brennuna brennur brennurnar
dative brennu brennuni brennum brennunum
genitive brennu brennunnar brenna brennanna

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse brinna, from Proto-Germanic *brinnaną.

Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(third person singular past indicative brann, third person plural past indicative brunnu, supine brunnið)

  1. (intransitive) to burn
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse brenna, from Proto-Germanic *brannijaną.

Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(third person singular past indicative brendi, third person plural past indicative brendu, supine brent)

  1. (transitive) to burn
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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse brinna, from Proto-Germanic *brinnaną.

Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative brann, third-person plural past indicative brunnu, supine brunnið)

  1. (intransitive) to burn, to be on fire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse brenna, from Proto-Germanic *brannijaną.

Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative brenndi, supine brennt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to burn, to set on fire
    Ég brenndi mig á fingrinum!
    I burnt my finger!
  2. (transitive, governs the dative) to heat up with
    brenna kolum.
    To heat up with coals.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

brenna f ‎(genitive singular brennu, nominative plural brennur)

  1. burning
  2. bonfire
    Hvenær byrjar brennan?
    When does the bonfire start?
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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

brenna f ‎(plural brenne)

  1. nag (useless horse)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse brenna.

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Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(present tense brenn, past tense brann, past participle brunne, passive infinitive brennast, present participle brennande, imperative brenn)

  1. (intransitive) burn
    Graset på heia brenn.
    The grass on the heath is burning.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse brenna.

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Verb[edit]

brenna ‎(present tense brenner, past tense brende, past participle brent, passive infinitive brennast, present participle brennande, imperative brenn)

  1. (transitive) burn
    Nokon hadde brent ned huset.
    Someone had burnt down the house.

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