hringja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

hringja f (genitive singular hringju, nominative plural hringjur)

  1. (dated) buckle
    Synonyms: sylgja, spenna

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