opna

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See also: opną

Faroese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

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
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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
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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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/opna)

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

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *upanōną.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to open

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: åbne
  • Faroese: opna
  • Icelandic: opna

References[edit]

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

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

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