játa

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See also: jata, jätä, jätå, and ja'ta

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Etymology[edit]

From French le jade, error for earlier l'ejade (jade), from Spanish piedra de ijada (flank stone), via Vulgar Latin *iliata from Latin ilia (flank).

Noun[edit]

játa f (genitive singular játu, uncountable)

  1. (gems) jade

Declension[edit]

Declension of játa (singular only)
f1s singular
indefinite definite
nominative játa játan
accusative játu játuna
dative játu játuni
genitive játu játunnar

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse játa, from Proto-Germanic *jaatjaną.

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Verb[edit]

játa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative játaði, supine játað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to confess, admit
    Það skal mikið til að fá hann til að játa.
    It will take a lot to get him to confess.
  2. (transitive, governs the dative) to assent to something

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