flyta

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

  1. to move

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fljóta.

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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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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

flyta

  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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