detta

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse detta (to fall down), from Proto-Indo-European *dhen- 'to beat, push'. Compare Albanian gdhend (to carve, chisel).

Verb[edit]

detta (third person singular past indicative datt, third person plural past indicative duttu, supine dottið)

  1. to fall

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Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

detta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative datt, third-person plural past indicative duttu, supine dottið)

  1. to fall

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Italian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

detta f

  1. Feminine of detto

Noun[edit]

detta f sg

  1. Only used in the adverb a detta di.

Participle[edit]

detta

  1. feminine singular of detto
  2. third-person singular present indicative of dettare
  3. second-person singular imperative of dettare

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse detta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

detta (present tense dett, past tense datt, past participle dotte, passive infinitive dettast, present participle dettande, imperative dett)

  1. fall
    Ho datt på isen.
    She fell on the ice.

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Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

detta (singular past indicative datt, plural past indicative duttu, past participle dottinn)

  1. (intransitive) to drop, fall
    Synonyms: falla, velta
    • detta niðr dauðr
      to drop dead
    • duttu þær ofan
      they tumbled down
    • spjót dettr ór hendi em
      the spear drops out of one's hand
    • dauðinn dettr á
      death comes suddenly

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References[edit]

  • detta in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

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Determiner[edit]

detta

  1. neuter singular of denna
    Synonym: det här

Pronoun[edit]

detta

  1. neuter singular of denna
    Synonym: det här