opna

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See also: opną

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

opna f (genitive singular opnu, plural opnur)

  1. adult female seal
Declension[edit]
Declension of opna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative opna opnan opnur opnurnar
accusative opnu opnuna opnur opnurnar
dative opnu opnuni opnum opnunum
genitive opnu opnunnar opna opnanna
Antonyms[edit]
  • (adult female seal): brimil (adult male seal)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse opna, from Proto-Germanic *upanǭ.

Noun[edit]

opna f (genitive singular opnu, plural opnur)

  1. a double page of an open book
Declension[edit]
Declension of opna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative opna opnan opnur opnurnar
accusative opnu opnuna opnur opnurnar
dative opnu opnuni opnum opnunum
genitive opnu opnunnar opna opnanna

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse opna, from Proto-Germanic *upanōną.

Verb[edit]

opna (third person singular past indicative opnaði, third person plural past indicative opnað, supine opnað)

  1. to open
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of opna (see also Appendix:Faroese verb inflection)
v-30
infinitive opna
supine opnað
participle (a6)1 opnandi opnaður
present past
first singular opni opnaði
second singular opnar opnaði
third singular opnar opnaði
plural opna opnaðu
imperative
singular opna!
plural opnið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse opna, from Proto-Germanic *upanǭ.

Noun[edit]

opna f (genitive singular opnu, nominative plural opnur)

  1. opening (hole, etc.)
  2. a large pond
  3. two facing (simultaneously exposed) pages of an open book, magazine, etc.; spread
  4. (phonetics) the degree to which the mouth is open when a sound is produced
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse opna, from Proto-Germanic *upanōną.

Verb[edit]

opna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative opnaði, supine opnað)

  1. to open
Conjugation[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse opna. Akin to English open.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

opna (present tense opnar, past tense opna, past participle opna, passive infinitive opnast, present participle opnande, imperative opn)

  1. to open
    Opnar du opp døra?
    Can you open the door?

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *upanōną.

Verb[edit]

opna (singular past indicative opnaði, plural past indicative opnuðu, past participle opnaður)

  1. to open
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: opna
  • Faroese: opna
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: opna, opne
  • Norwegian Bokmål: åpne
  • Swedish: öppna
  • Danish: åbne

Noun[edit]

opna f (genitive opnu)

  1. opening, crater
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

opna

  1. inflection of opinn:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

References[edit]

  • opna1 in Geir T. Zoëga, A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910
  • opna2 in Geir T. Zoëga, A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǒpna/
  • Hyphenation: op‧na

Noun[edit]

òpna f (Cyrillic spelling о̀пна)

  1. membrane, film, pellicle, cuticle

Declension[edit]