fanga

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fanga (plural fangas)

  1. (historical) An old Portuguese dry measure.

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Icelandic[edit]

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Likely a loanword from Middle Low German fangen, from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną. Doublet of (to get, to receive).

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fanga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fangaði, supine fangað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to capture, to seize
    Synonyms: handsama, grípa, þrífa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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fanga

  1. simple past of fange
  2. past participle of fange

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fanga n

  1. definite pl of fang

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German vangen and Old Norse fanga

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fanga (present tense fangar, past tense fanga, past participle fanga, passive infinitive fangast, present participle fangande, imperative fang/fanga)

  1. to catch, to capture

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