lúta

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See also: luta

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lúta, from Proto-Germanic *lūtaną.

Verb[edit]

lúta (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative laut, third-person plural past indicative lutu, supine lotið)

  1. (transitive) bow
  2. submit to
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Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the 17th century. Borrowed from Danish lut, from Middle Low German lute, from Italian liuto, from Arabic اَلْعُود (al-ʿūd, wood).

Noun[edit]

lúta f (genitive singular lútu, nominative plural lútur)

  1. lute
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Etymology 3[edit]

From lútur (lye).

Verb[edit]

lúta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lútaði, supine lútað)

  1. to apply lye to
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lūkaną.

Verb[edit]

lúta (singular past indicative laut, plural past indicative lutu, past participle lotinn)

  1. to lout, bow down
  2. to bow to in homage or worship
  3. to give away, yield
    • hinir lægri verða at lúta
      the weaker has to yield

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • lúta in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press