hníga

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hníga, from Proto-Germanic *hnīganą, *hnīwaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hníga ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hneig, third-person plural past indicative hnigu, supine hnigið)

  1. to sink, slump down, fall or collapse slowly

Conjugation[edit]

Note: the past forms hné, hnést are much less common than hneig, hneigst, and are considered archaic.

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