leita á

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From leita ‎(to look for, to search) + á ‎(on).

Verb[edit]

leita á (leitaði á)

  1. (with dative) to search at, to search with, to look at
    Hefurðu prufað að leita á Google?
    Have you tried searching with Google?
  2. (with dative) to frisk somebody, to search somebody
    Lögreglan leitaði á mönnunum þremur en fann ekkert.
    The police tried frisking the three men but found nothing.
  3. (with accusative) to make passes at somebody, to make advances