spyrja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spyrja, from Proto-Germanic *spurjaną.

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spyrja (third person singular past indicative spurdi, third person plural past indicative spurdu, supine spurt)

  1. to ask
    Hví spyrt tú meg?
    Why do you ask me?

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spyrja, from Proto-Germanic *spurjaną. Cognate with Old English spyrian, German spüren, Danish spørge.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

spyrja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative spurði, supine spurt)

  1. to ask

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

spyrja (present tense spør, past tense spurde, past participle spurt)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by spørja

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *spurjaną.

Verb[edit]

spyrja

  1. to trace steps or footprints
  2. to investigate, to find out
  3. to ask
  4. to hear, be informed of

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