framhjáhlaup

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From framhjá (past) +‎ hlaup (run).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

framhjáhlaup n (genitive singular framhjáhlaups, nominative plural framhjáhlaup)

  1. the act of passing by
  2. (chess) an en passant move
    Svartur drap peð hvíts í framhjáhlaupi.
    Black captured white's pawn en passant.

Usage notes[edit]

Often used with the preposition í: í framhjáhlaupi, and together with the preposition can directly translate the adverbial phrase en passant.

Declension[edit]