greipa

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Faroese[edit]

Greipur.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greipa (to grip, to grab).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

greipa (third person singular past indicative greipaði, third person plural past indicative greipað, supine greipað)

  1. to bind/tie in pairs
  2. to bind/tie two fish together in order to dry or ferment them

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

greipa f (genitive singular greipu, plural greipur)

  1. bound together pair of two fish

Declension[edit]

Declension of greipa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative greipa greipan greipur greipurnar
accusative greipu greipuna greipur greipurnar
dative greipu greipuni greipum greipunum
genitive greipu greipunnar greipa greipanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greipa. Akin to Old English grāpian (> English grope), Old High German greifōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

greipa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative greipaði, supine greipað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to grip, to grasp
    Synonyms: grípa

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