spinde

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spenə/, [ˈsb̥enə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse spinna, from Proto-Germanic *spinnaną. Compare Swedish and Icelandic spinna, Norwegian spinne, English spin, Dutch and German spinnen.

Verb[edit]

spinde (imperative spind, present spinder, past spandt, past participle n spundet, c spunden, pl spundne)

  1. spin (to make yarn)
  2. purr (of a cat, to make a vibrating sound in its throat)

Etymology 2[edit]

From English spin. Related to the previous term.

Verb[edit]

spinde (imperative spind, infinitive at spinde, present tense spinder, past tense spandt, past participle er/har spundet)

  1. spin (to turn around quickly)
  2. (rare) fishing with a spinner

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spinde

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of spinnen