unna

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See also: una, unná, Unna, and uṇṇa

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of unna (group v-9)
infinitive unna
supine unt
participle (a5)1 unnandi untur
present past
first singular unni unti
second singular unnir unti
third singular unnir unti
plural unna untu
imperative
singular unn!
plural unnið!
1Only the past participle being declined.
Conjugation of unna (group v-30)
infinitive unna
supine unnað
participle (a6)1 unnandi unnaður
present past
first singular unni unnaði
second singular unnar unnaði
third singular unnar unnaði
plural unna unnaðu
imperative
singular unna!
plural unnið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un +‎ -na

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈunːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: un‧na

Verb[edit]

unna

  1. third-person singular conditional present indefinite of un

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to love

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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

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

unna

  1. away from

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse undan.

Adverb[edit]

unna

  1. away

Preposition[edit]

unna

  1. away from

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse unna. Akin to German gönnen, English own (own up, concede) (from Old English unnan (grant, bestow))

Alternative forms[edit]

  • unne (e- and split infinitives).

Verb[edit]

unna (present tense unner, past tense unnte, past participle unnt, passive infinitive unnast, 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 Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *unnaną.

Verb[edit]

unna

  1. (ditransitive, with dative and genitive) to grant, bestow
  2. (transitive, with dative) to love
    • c. 1185, Anonymous, N B465, Bryggen
      ᛘᚢᚿ ᚦᚢ ᛘᛂᚴ ᛘᛆᚿ ᛂᚴ ᚦ / ᛂᚴ ᚢᚿ ᚦᚢ ᛘᛂᚱ ᛆᚿ ᛂᚴ ᚦᛂᚱ
      Mun þú mik, man ek þik. Unn þú mér, ann ek þér.
      Think-thou of me, I think of thee. Love-thou me, I love thee.
  3. (reciprocal) to love one another
Conjugation[edit]
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: unna
  • Faroese: unna
  • Norwegian:
  • Old Swedish: unna
  • Old Danish: unnæ
  • Scanian: onða
  • Westrobothnian: åånn, oonn, öönn; ännäs

Etymology 2[edit]

Past participle forms of vinna (to win).

Participle[edit]

unna

  1. inflection of unninn:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

References[edit]

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

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.

Verb[edit]

unna

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

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Phuthi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

únna 1a (plural bónna 2a)

  1. his/her mother

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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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References[edit]

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

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