stinga

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Icelandic and Swedish stinga, English sting.

Verb[edit]

stinga (third person singular past indicative stakk, third person plural past indicative stungu, supine stungið)

  1. to sting

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Conjugation of stinga (group v-46)
infinitive stinga
supine stungið
participle (a26)1 stingandi stungin
present past
first singular stingi stakk
second singular stingur stakst
third singular stingur stakk
plural stinga stungu
imperative
singular stikk!
plural stingið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Faroese and Swedish stinga, English sting.

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stinga (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative stakk, third-person plural past indicative stungu, supine stungið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to stab, to sting, to prick
  2. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to wound, to hurt
  3. (transitive, governs the dative) to prick with something, to stab with something
    Hann stakk hnífnum í borðið.
    He stuck the knife in the table.
  4. (transitive, governs the dative) to slip something, to put something
    Prinsessan stakk einhverju í vasa bóndans.
    The princess slipped something into the farmer's pocket.
    Hún hætti lestri og stakk skruddunni í hilluna.
    She stopped reading and put the old book into the shelf.
  5. (impersonal) to strike someone
    Það stakk mig.
    It struck me.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

stinga

  1. inflection of stingere:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

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Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stinga

  1. genitive singular masculine form of stings
  2. nominative singular feminine form of stings

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

stinga n

  1. definite plural of sting

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

stinga n

  1. definite plural of sting

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Icelandic and Faroese stinga, English sting.

Verb[edit]

stinga (present stinger, supine stungit, imperative sting)

  1. to sting, to pierce

Usage notes[edit]

  • The past tense singular "stang" is "very rare" according to SAOL (6th ed.), replaced by "stack" in SAOL (8th ed., the past tense of sticka), although the past tense plural is stungo, and "missing" in SAOL (13th ed.).

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