linnan

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Noun[edit]

linnan

  1. Genitive singular form of linna.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *linnaną (to turn aside, swerve from), from Proto-Indo-European *ley-, *leya- (to deflect, turn away, vanish, slip). Cognate with Old High German bilinnan (to yield, stop, forlet, give away), Old Norse linna (to stop, rest), Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐌻𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌰𐌽 (aflinnan, to go away).

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linnan

  1. to stop, cease from, desist, quit, forlet
  2. to lose; (ones life) yield up, surrender
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