hindra

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hindra, from Proto-Germanic *hinderōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hindra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hindraði, supine hindrað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to hinder, to obstruct, to block

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to hinder, to block): teppa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

hindra n

  1. definite plural of hinder

Verb[edit]

hindra

  1. past tense of hindre
  2. supine of hindre

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hindra, from Proto-Germanic *hinderōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hindra (present tense hindrar, past tense hindra, past participle hindra, passive infinitive hindrast, present participle hindrande, imperative hindra/hindr)

  1. a-infinitive form of hindre

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hindra n

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite plural of hinder

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hinderōną.

Verb[edit]

hindra

  1. (transitive) to hinder, to keep behind
  2. (intransitive) to loiter, linger
    hindra eptir e-u
    to loiter about a thing
  3. (impersonal) to want, lack
    e-n hindrar e-t
    someone lacks something
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: hindra
  • Faroese: hindra
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: hindra, hindre
  • Norwegian Bokmål: hindre
  • Old Swedish: hindra
  • Danish: hindre
  • Gutnish: hindre

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hindra

  1. masculine oblique cases singular of hindri
  2. neuter all cases singular of hindri

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hindra n

  1. genitive plural of hindr

References[edit]

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

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hindra, from Old Norse hindra (hinder, stay, delay), probably from Proto-Germanic *hindrōną (to put back), from Proto-Indo-European *k(')enta (down, below, with, far, along, against), from *ḱen- (to set oneself in motion, arise).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hindra (present hindrar, preterite hindrade, supine hindrat, imperative hindra)

  1. to prevent, restrain, hinder, impede, constrain

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