vaða

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaða, from Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

Verb[edit]

at vaða (third person singular past indicative vóð, third person plural past indicative vóðu, supine vaðið)

  1. to wade

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vaða, from Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vaða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative óð, third-person plural past indicative óðu, supine vaðið)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to wade
  2. (intransitive) to rush (forward, in, etc.) heedlessly
  3. (intransitive) to prattle, to talk nonsense
  4. (intransitive, of fish) to shoal

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Noun[edit]

vaða f (genitive singular vöðu, nominative plural vöður)

  1. shoal. school (of fish)

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

Verb[edit]

vaða (singular past indicative óð, plural past indicative óðu, past participle vaðit)

  1. to wade through water, snow, smoke, fire
  2. to rush

References[edit]

  • “vaða” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic