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Etymology 1[edit]

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


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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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!
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  • For supine also common with frusit.
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