hrjóta

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hrjóta, related to Old English hrūtan (snore), Old High German rūzzan (snore). Perhaps related to Ancient Greek κόρυζα (kóruza).

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hrjóta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hraut, third-person plural past indicative hrutu, supine hrotið)

  1. to snore
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hrjóta, from Proto-Germanic *hreutaną, perhaps related to Middle Low German rūzen. Probably from Proto-Indo-European *kreu-, as hrjóða, hrjósa and hrynja.

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hrjóta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hraut, third-person plural past indicative hrutu, supine hrotið)

  1. to fly, be hurled (in a passive sense, as e.g. of objects flying around)
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hreutaną.

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hrjóta (singular past indicative hraut, plural past indicative hrutu, past participle hrotinn)

  1. to fall, fly, be flung
    • hraut upp hurðin
      the door was flung open
    • eldr hraut ór hlunnunum
      fire sprang from the rollers
    • hrjóta spœnirnir upp í móti honum
      the chips flew up into his face
  2. to snore
    • hann svaf ok hraut sterkliga
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