seðja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse seðja, from Proto-Germanic *sadjaną. Confer the Latin satiō ‎(I satisfy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

seðja ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative saddi, supine satt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative case) to fill, to satiate, to sate
    Seðja hrafn á holdi.
    To feed a raven with flesh.
    Seðja þorsta.
    To slake the thirst.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

  • seðjast (reflective) to be sated, to eat one's fill

Related terms[edit]

  • saddur (to have eaten one's fill)
  • saddur á (to have got enough of something)

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