kvelja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kvelja.

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kvelja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kvaldi, supine kvalið)

  1. to torture, to torment

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną. Compare Old Armenian կեղ (keł).

Verb[edit]

kvelja

  1. to torment, torture

References[edit]

  • “kvelja” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic