slokna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slokna, from Old Norse slokinn, past participle of a verb from Proto-Germanic *slekwaną(to go out; become extinguished), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)lew-(slack; loose; limp). Related to English slocken.

Verb[edit]

slokna (third person singular past indicative sloknaði, third person plural past indicative sloknað, supine sloknað)

  1. (of a fire, a light, etc.) to go out
  2. (by extension) to die

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