floyta

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fleyta, from Proto-Germanic *flautijaną.

Verb[edit]

at floyta (third person singular past indicative floytti, third person plural past indicative floyttu, supine floytt)

  1. (transitive) to float, cause to float
  2. (intransitive, swimming) to manage to keep afloat
  3. (transitive) to douse with liquid, make wet
  4. (transitive) to manage to lift
  5. (transitive) to fill, be big enough to wear (a garment)
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Noun[edit]

floyta f (genitive singular floytu, plural floytur)

  1. (music) flute (musical instrument)
  2. whistle (device blown to make a whistling sound)
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative floyta floytan floytur floyturnar
Accusative floytu floytuna floytur floyturnar
Dative floytu floytuni floytum floytunum
Genitive floytu floytunnar floyta floytanna

Verb[edit]

at floyta (third person singular past indicative floytaði, third person plural past indicative floytaðu, supine floytað)

  1. to whistle (make a whistling sound with a whistle or with one’s mouth)
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