hringja

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Icelandic[edit]

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From Old Norse hringja, from Proto-Germanic *hringijaną.

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hringja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hringdi, supine hringt)

  1. (with dative) to phone, to call almost always used with í (then followed by accusative)
  2. (with dative) to ring (a doorbell)
    Ætlar þúhringja (dyra)bjöllunni.
    Shall you ring the (door)bell?

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hringja f (genitive singular hringju, nominative plural hringjur)

  1. (dated) buckle
    Synonyms: sylgja, spenna

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hringijaną.

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hringja

  1. to ring bells
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  • Icelandic: hringja
  • Faroese: ringja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ringje, ringe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ringe

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to hringr (ring, circle).

Noun[edit]

hringja f (genitive hringju)

  1. buckle
    Synonym: sylgja
  2. small tub
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hringja

  1. encircle, surround
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