byrja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse byrja, from Proto-Germanic *burjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-.

Verb[edit]

byrja (third person singular past indicative byrjaði, third person plural past indicative byrjaðu, supine byrjað)

  1. to begin

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse byrja, from Proto-Germanic *burjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

byrja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative byrjaði, supine byrjað)

  1. (transitive) to begin

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse byrja.

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Verb[edit]

byrja (present tense byrjar, past tense byrja, past participle byrja, passive infinitive byrjast, present participle byrjande, imperative byrj)

  1. to begin, start
    Kva tid byrjar det?
    When does it start?
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse byrja.

Verb[edit]

byrja (present tense bør, past tense burde, past participle burt)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by burda