fregna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fregna, from Proto-Germanic *frehnaną.

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Verb[edit]

fregna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fregnaði, supine fregnað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to hear, to learn
    Ég hef fregnað að hann er að fara til Þýskalands.
    I've heard that he is going to Germany.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Perhaps from Latin fricare, with -gn- under the influence of frangere.

Noun[edit]

fregna f (plural fregne)

  1. (vulgar) cunt
    Synonyms: vulva, gnocca
  2. nonsense, crap

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fregna m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of fregne

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frehnaną.

Verb[edit]

fregna (singular past indicative frá, plural past indicative frágu, past participle freginn)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to hear, to be informed of
  2. (ditransitive, with accusative and genitive) to ask (for), to inquire
    fregna einhvern (acc.) ráðs (gen.)
    to ask someone's advice

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References[edit]

  • fregna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) farina
  • (Sursilvan) frina

Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna (flour, meal).

Noun[edit]

fregna f (plural fregnas)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) flour