innsog

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From inn ‎(in) + sog ‎(the act of sucking).

Noun[edit]

innsog n ‎(genitive singular innsogs, nominative plural innsog)

  1. an inhalation
    Hann talaði stanslaust og þegar hann þurftianda talaði hann á innsoginu.
    He spoke nonstop, and when he needed to breathe he spoke while inhaling.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Mostly used in the set phrase á innsoginu ‎(while inhaling).