kreppa

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1]

Noun[edit]

kreppa f (genitive singular kreppu, plural kreppur)

  1. crisis

Declension[edit]

Declension of kreppa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative kreppa kreppan kreppur kreppurnar
accusative kreppu kreppuna kreppur kreppurnar
dative kreppu kreppuni kreppum kreppunum
genitive kreppu kreppunnar kreppa kreppanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kreppa, from Proto-Germanic *krimpaną.[1] Cognate to English crimp, via Middle English crempen, and to Dutch krimpen, via Middle Dutch crimpen.

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Noun[edit]

kreppa f (genitive singular kreppu, nominative plural kreppur)

  1. crisis, difficulty

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Verb[edit]

kreppa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kreppti, supine kreppt)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to bend tightly, to clench

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