tyggja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tyggva, tyggja (to chew), from Proto-Germanic *kewwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tyggja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative tuggði, supine tuggið)

  1. (transitive, takes the accusative) to chew, to masticate

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tyggja and tyggva, from Proto-Germanic *kewwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁-. Akin to English chew.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tyggja (present tense tygg, past tense togg, past participle togge, passive infinitive tyggjast, present participle tyggjande, imperative tygg)

  1. to chew

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kewwaną.

Verb[edit]

tyggja (singular past indicative tǫgg, plural past indicative tuggu, past participle togginn)

  1. to chew

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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