unna

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See also: una, Unna, and uṇṇa

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse unna, from Proto-Germanic *unnaną. Cognate with Icelandic unna, Danish unde, Norwegian unne, related Danish adjective yndig, Swedish verb gynna, German gönnen.

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unna (third person singular past indicative unti, third person plural past indicative untu, supine unt)
unna (third person singular past indicative unnaði, third person plural past indicative unnaðu, supine unnað)

  1. to grant, allow (someone else a benefit, without begrudging this)

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Icelandic[edit]

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unna (preterite-present verb, third-person singular present indicative ann, third-person singular past indicative unni, supine unnað)

  1. to love syn.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

unna f

  1. feminine singular of unno

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse undan.

Adverb[edit]

unna

  1. away

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unna

  1. away from

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse undan.

Adverb[edit]

unna

  1. away

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unna

  1. away from

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse unna. Akin to German gönnen.

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Verb[edit]

unna (present tense unner, past tense unnte, past participle unnt, present participle unnande, imperative unn)

  1. to think someone deserves something, to be happy for someone because of their happiness
    Eg unner dei denne sigeren.
    I think they deserve this victory./I am happy they won this.

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ungla, from Latin ungula, from unguis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃negʰ-.

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Noun[edit]

unna f

  1. nail, fingernail, toenail

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse unna, from Proto-Germanic *unnaną.

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unna

  1. to grant, to bestow
  2. to wish for
  3. to like, to love

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish unna, from Old Norse unna, from Proto-Germanic *unnaną. Cognate with Icelandic unna, Danish unde, Norwegian unne, related Danish adjective yndig, Swedish verb gynna, German gönnen.[1]

Verb[edit]

unna (present unnar, preterite unnade, supine unnat, imperative unna)

  1. to grant, allow (someone else a benefit, without begrudging this)
    I Osnabrück sysselsatte han sig, när tillfälle unnades honom, med ritning
    In Osnabrück he occupied himself, when opportunity was granted him, with drawing
    Kort sagt: jag unnar honom sina funder
    Und kurz und gut, ich gönn Ihm das Vergnügen, (Goethe's Faust: Wald und Höhle)
    Well, to be brief, the joy as fit occasions rise, I grudge you not (Goethe's Faust: Forest and Cavern)

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  1. ^ unna in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)