krepera

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish krepere, from Italian crepare, from Latin crepare (to crackle). Compare German krepieren and Swedish krepera.

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krepera

  1. (informal) to be extremely irritated; to be close to giving up completely; to die (figuratively, e.g. of boredom)
    Ég er að krepera úr leiðindum.I'm dying of boredom.
    Synonyms: farast, bugast
  2. (informal, dated) to die (literally); to kick the bucket; to croak; to drop dead

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German krepieren, suffixed with -era, from Italian crepare, from Latin crepāre. Doublet of krevera. See also origin of diskrepans.

Verb[edit]

krepera (present kreperar, preterite kreperade, supine kreperat, imperative krepera)

  1. (dated) die
  2. (figuratively) explode
    krepera av ilska
    explode with anger

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