flyta

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flytja, from Proto-Germanic *flutjaną.

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Verb[edit]

flyta (third person singular past indicative flutti, third person plural past indicative fluttu, supine flutt)

  1. to move

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of flyta (group v-24)
infinitive flyta
supine flutt
participle (a5 (a39))1 flytandi fluttur
present past
first singular flyti flutti
second singular flytur flutti
third singular flytur flutti
plural flyta fluttu
imperative
singular flyt!
plural flytið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fljóta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flyta (present tense flyt, past tense flaut, past participle flote, present participle flytande, imperative flyt)

  1. to float (remain on top of a liquid)
    Tre flyt på vatn.
    Wood floats on water.
  2. to flow (for a liquid to move)
    Det flyt vatn nedover bakken.
    Water is flowing down the hill.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fljóta, from Proto-Germanic *fleutaną.

Verb[edit]

flȳta

  1. to float

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Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: flyta

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish flȳta, from Old Norse fljóta (to float), from Proto-Germanic *fleutaną, from Proto-Indo-European *plewd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²flyːta/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

flyta (present flyter, preterite flöt, supine flutit, imperative flyt)

  1. to float; of an object or substance, to be supported by a fluid of greater density
  2. to float; to be capable of floating.
  3. to float; to drift gently through the air
  4. to float; to move in a particular direction with the liquid in which one is floating
  5. to float; to move in a fluid manner.
  6. to flow; to move as a fluid
  7. to flow; to move or match smoothly

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