frysa

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjósa. Akin to English freeze.

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Verb[edit]

frysa (present tense frys, past tense fraus, past participle frose, present participle frysande, imperative frys)

  1. to be cold
    Skru opp varmen, eg frys.
    Turn up the heat, I am cold.
  2. to freeze (transitive or intransitive)
    Vatn frys og vert til is.
    Water freezes and turns to ice.
    Eg fraus fisken i frysaren.
    I froze the fish in the freezer.

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Verb[edit]

frysa (present tense fryser, past tense fryste, past participle fryst, passive infinitive frysast, present participle frysande, imperative frys)

  1. to freeze (only transitive)
    Eg fryste fisken i frysaren.
    I froze the fish in the freezer.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjósa, from Proto-Germanic *freusaną.

Verb[edit]

frȳsa

  1. to freeze
  2. to feel cold

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Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: frysa

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish frȳsa, from Old Norse frjósa, from Proto-Germanic *freusaną, from Proto-Indo-European *prews-.

Verb[edit]

frysa (present fryser, preterite frös, supine frusit, imperative frys)

  1. (intransitive) feel cold, to the point of discomfort
  2. (intransitive) freeze; to become hard due to low temperature
  3. (intransitive) freeze; to become motionless (in some expressions only)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

frysa (present fryser, preterite fryste, supine fryst, imperative frys)

  1. (transitive) freeze; to lower something's temperature to the point that it freezes.
  2. (transitive) freeze; to stop, to cause to become motionless, to halt (a motion) immediately
    Frys bilden där!
    Freeze the image there!
Usage notes[edit]
  • For supine also common with frusit.
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