verpa

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Faroese[edit]

Verb[edit]

at verpa ‎(third person singular past indicative varp, third person plural past indicative vurpu, supine vorpið)

  1. to lay (eggs)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse verpa, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

Verb[edit]

verpa ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative varp, third-person plural past indicative urpu, supine orpið) or
verpa ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative verpti, supine verpt)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to throw
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with dative) to lay (an egg)
    Hænan verpti eggi.
    The chicken laid an egg.
Conjugation[edit]

Strong conjugation:

Weak conjugation:

Usage notes[edit]

The strong conjugation is the original one, but the weak one is becoming more usual. They are also commonly mixed together.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of verpa (1). From Proto-Germanic *warpijaną.

Verb[edit]

verpa ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative verpti, supine verpt)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to twist, wind, contort
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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly borrowed from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną ‎(to throw).

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Noun[edit]

verpa f ‎(genitive verpae); first declension

  1. (vulgar) a penis, a dick

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative verpa verpae
genitive verpae verpārum
dative verpae verpīs
accusative verpam verpās
ablative verpā verpīs
vocative verpa verpae

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *werpaną ‎(to throw, cast). Cognate with Old English weorpan, Old Frisian werpa, Old Saxon werpan, Old High German werfan, Old High German 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍀𐌰𐌽 ‎(wairpan).

Verb[edit]

verpa (singular past indicative varp, plural past indicative urpu, past participle orpinn)

  1. to throw, cast
  2. to lay eggs
  3. to guess, calculate

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