leyfi

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse leyfi, from Proto-Germanic *laubiją.

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leyfi n (genitive singular leyfis, nominative plural leyfi)

  1. leave, permission, consent, authorisation
    Umsókn um leyfi til að setja sérlyf á markað.
    An application for authorisation to place a proprietary medicinal product on the market.
  2. licence, permit
  3. vacation

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laubiją. Related to leyfa, from Proto-Germanic *laubijaną. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ- (to hold dear, love).

Noun[edit]

leyfi n (genitive leyfis)

  1. permission, leave

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References[edit]

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