ringja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hringja ‎(to encircle, ring, surround), related to Old High German gahringjan ‎(to encircle), Old English hringian ‎(to surround, encircle). More at ring.

Verb[edit]

ringja ‎(third person singular past indicative ringdi, third person plural past indicative ringt, supine ringt)

  1. to bend, to curve, to writhe
  2. (about sea birds at the cliffs) to fly in a ring down the sea
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hringja ‎(to ring), from Proto-Germanic *hringijaną ‎(to ring). More at ring.

Verb[edit]

ringja ‎(third person singular past indicative ringdi, third person plural past indicative ringt, supine ringt)

  1. to ring, to jingle
  2. to phone
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hringja.

Verb[edit]

ringja ‎(present tense ringjer, past tense ringde, past participle ringt, passive infinitive ringjast, present participle ringjande, imperative ring)

  1. ring
    Klokkene ringjer.
    The bells are ringing.
  2. telephone, ring
    Eg ringjer deg seinare.
    I will telephone you later.

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