lemja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lemja, from Proto-Germanic *lamjaną.

Verb[edit]

lemja (third person singular past indicative lamdi, third person plural past indicative lamt, supine lamt)

  1. to lame

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of lemja (group v-18)
infinitive lemja
supine lamt
participle (a7)1 lemjandi lamdur
present past
first singular lemji lamdi
second singular lemur lamdi
third singular lemur lamdi
plural lemja lamdu
imperative
singular lem!
plural lemjið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lemja, from Proto-Germanic *lamjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lemja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lamdi, supine lamið)

  1. to hit, strike
  2. (obsolete) to lame

Conjugation[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lemja, from Proto-Germanic *lamjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lemja (present tense lem, past tense lamde, supine lamt, past participle lamd, present participle lemjande, imperative lem)

  1. to lame

References[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lamjaną.

Verb[edit]

lemja (singular past indicative lamdi, plural past indicative lǫmdu, past participle lamdr or lamiðr)

  1. to thrash, flog, beat

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: lemja
  • Faroese: lemja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: lemja, lemje

References[edit]

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

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