vaxa

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vaxa, from Proto-Germanic *wahsijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg-.

Verb[edit]

vaxa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative óx, third-person plural past indicative uxu, supine vaxið)

  1. to grow
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun vax (wax).

Verb[edit]

vaxa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative vaxaði, supine vaxað)

  1. to wax (apply wax to)
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wahsijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg-.

Verb[edit]

vaxa (singular past indicative óx, plural past indicative óxu, past participle vax)

  1. to grow, increase

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References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vaxa (present vaxar, preterite vaxade, supine vaxat, imperative vaxa)

  1. to wax, to apply wax to something, usually to make the surface shiny
  2. to wax, to remove hair by applying wax

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