undan

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

undan

  1. (with dative) from the bottom
  2. (with dative) from behind (from the hidden side)
  3. (with dative) before, in front of
  4. (with dative) with, in the same direction
  5. (with dative, time) before

Adverb[edit]

undan

  1. away from
    sleppa undan
    allow, leave, let, release
    flýggja undan
    flee from

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse undan.

Preposition[edit]

undan

  1. (with dative) from under, from beneath

Adverb[edit]

undan

  1. away

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse undan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [²ʊndɑ], /²unːɑ/, /²unːɑn/ (example of pronunciation)

Adverb[edit]

undan

  1. away (form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by unna)
    Han er langt undan.
    He is far away.

Preposition[edit]

undan

  1. away from (form removed with the spelling reform of 1938; superseded by unna)
    Han er langt undan meg.
    He is far away from me.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to undir +‎ -an.

Preposition[edit]

undan

  1. (with dative) from under, from beneath
  2. (with dative) away from
  3. (with dative) ahead of, before

Adverb[edit]

undan (not comparable)

  1. away

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: undan
  • Faroese: undan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: unna, undan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: unna
  • Swedish: undan

References[edit]

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

Old Prussian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

undan

  1. Alternative form of wundan (water).

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Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

undan (not comparable)

  1. away

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