standa straum

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From standa (to stand) and straum the accusative form of straumur (a stream).

Verb[edit]

standa straum (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative stóð straum, third-person plural past indicative stóðu straum, supine staðið straum)

  1. (idiomatic) to bear or pay the cost of something, to pay for, to finance

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with af (of) which governs the dative.

Synonyms[edit]