vera þrándur í götu

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Etymology[edit]

From Þrándur í Götu a character from Færeyinga Saga, from vera (to be) and þrándur or Þrándur and í (in) and götu (in a street), the dative singular of gata (a street, a path, a way) or Gøtu (the village in Eysturoy, Faroe Islands).

Verb[edit]

vera þrándur í götu (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative var þrándur í götu, third-person plural past indicative voru þrándur í götu, supine verið þrándur í götu)

  1. (idiomatic, governs the accusative or genitive) to be an obstacle to somebody syn.
    vera einhverjum þrándur í götu.
    To be an obstacle to somebody.
    vera þrándur í götu einhvers.
    To be an obstacle to somebody.

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