fló

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See also: flo, Flo, and flo'

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fló, from Proto-Germanic *flauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *plówkos, a variant of *plúsis (flea).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fló f (genitive singular flóar, nominative plural flær)

  1. flea

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flohō, from Proto-Indo-European *plāk- (broad, flat), from *pleh₂- (flat).

Noun[edit]

fló f (genitive flóar, plural flœr)

  1. layer, stratum
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flauhaz, from Proto-Indo-European *plówkos, a variant of *plúsis (flea). Compare Old English flēah (English flea), Dutch vlo, Old High German flōh (German Floh).

Noun[edit]

fló f (genitive flóar, plural flœr)

  1. flea
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: fló
  • Norwegian: flo

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fló

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative active of fljúga
  2. first/third-person singular past indicative active of flýja

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fló

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative active of flá

References[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flóa, from Proto-Germanic *flōaną.

Adjective[edit]

fló (neuter flótt)

  1. flowing strongly