skynja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skynja, from skyn (sense, perception, understanding).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

skynja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative skynjaði, supine skynjað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to sense, to perceive
    Synonym: finna
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to understand, to comprehend
    Synonym: skilja

Conjugation[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • skyn (intelligence, understanding; sense, perception, awareness)
  • skynjun (perception)

Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

skynja

  1. perceive

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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