vrida

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vri (short form)
  • vride (e and split infinitives)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vríða, from Proto-Germanic *wrīþaną. Related to vreid (wroth) and vreide (wrath). Originally a strong verb, it may now also be inflected as a weak verb as well.

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vrida (present tense vrider or vrir, past tense vridde or vreid, supine vridd/vridt or vride, past participle vridd or vriden, present participle vridande, imperative vrid)

  1. to turn, twist, wring
  2. (reflexive) to squirm, twist, wriggle, writhe
  3. (card games) to change the colour or suit that is allowed to play (according to the rules of the particular game)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish vriþa, from Old Norse vríða, from Proto-Germanic *wrīþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wreyt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

vrida (present vrider, preterite vred, supine vridit, imperative vrid)

  1. to twist, to turn (something); to change the direction or orientation of

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