hvína

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvína, from Proto-Germanic *hwīnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwey- (to hiss, to whistle, to whisper). Compare Icelandic hvína, Swedish hvina, Danish and Norwegian hvine, English whine.

Verb[edit]

hvína (third person singular past indicative hvein, third person plural past indicative hvinu, supine hvinið)

  1. to whine

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvína, from Proto-Germanic *hwīnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwey- (to hiss, to whistle, to whisper). Compare Faroese hvína, Swedish hvina, Danish and Norwegian hvine, English whine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hvína (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hvein, third-person plural past indicative hvinu, supine hvinið)

  1. to whizz, zoom

Conjugation[edit]