hvíla

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 ‎(ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 ‎(ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila ‎(a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

Noun[edit]

hvíla f (genitive singular hvílu, plural hvílur)

  1. (poetic) bed
  2. rest

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hvíla hvílan hvílur hvílurnar
Accusative hvílu hvíluna hvílur hvílurnar
Dative hvílu hvíluni hvílum hvílunum
Genitive hvílu hvílunnar hvíla hvílanna

Verb[edit]

hvíla ‎(third person singular past indicative hvíldi, third person plural past indicative hvílt, supine hvílt)

  1. to rest

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 ‎(ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 ‎(ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila ‎(a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hvíla f ‎(genitive singular hvílu, nominative plural hvílan)

  1. (dated) bed

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

hvíla ‎(third-person singular past indicative hvíldi, supine hvílt)

  1. (with accusative) to rest, especially resting or sleeping in a bed
    Hér hvílir Jóhannes.
    Here rests Johannes.
  2. (with accusative) to lie, to sleep

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