värja

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

värja c

  1. rapier
  2. epee

Declension[edit]

Declension of värja 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative värja värjan värjor värjorna
Genitive värjas värjans värjors värjornas

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish væria, from Old Norse verja, from Proto-Germanic *warjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wer-, *(e)werwǝ-.

Verb[edit]

värja (present värjer, preterite värjde, supine värjt, imperative värj)

  1. to defend, to protect
    han värjde landet mot ofred
    he protected the country against war
  2. (reflexive) to dodge an attack; defend oneself from a physical or verbal assault, or from an accusation

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