svipa

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

svipa f (genitive singular svipu, nominative plural svipur)

  1. a riding crop, a whip
  2. (biology) a flagellum

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Verb[edit]

svipa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative svipaði, supine svipað)

  1. (impersonal, dative subject) to resemble, to look
    Hundum svipar til eiganda sinna.
    Dogs resemble their owners.
    Þeim svipar saman.
    They look alike.

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Noun[edit]

svipa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of svipur