velja

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse velja, from Proto-Germanic *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Verb[edit]

velja (third person singular past indicative valdi, third person plural past indicative valdu, supine valt)

  1. to choose
  2. to elect

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse velja, from Proto-Germanic *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

velja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative valdi, supine valið)

  1. to choose, to select

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse velja, from Proto-Germanic *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

velja (present tense vel, past tense valde, past participle valt, passive infinitive veljast, present participle veljande, imperative vel)

  1. choose, pick
    Kva for ein vel du?
    Which one do you choose?
  2. elect
    Om hausten valde dei eit nytt parlament.
    In the autumn, they elected a new parliament.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

Verb[edit]

velja (singular past indicative valdi, plural past indicative valdu, past participle {{{3}}})

  1. to choose, to select

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