geva

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gefa, from Proto-Germanic *gebaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰab(ʰ)-.

Verb[edit]

at geva (third person singular past indicative gav, third person plural past indicative góvu, supine givið)

  1. to give

Conjugation[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic. Cognate with Old English gifu, Old Frisian jeve, Old High German geba, Gothic 𐌲𐌹𐌱𐌰.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geva f

  1. gift
  2. favour
  3. the runic letter (/g/)

Declension[edit]