óþökk

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ó- (negates, in-, un-) +‎ þökk (thanks).

NounEdit

óþökk f (genitive singular óþakkar, no plural)

  1. used in set phrases
    Stelpan fór á ballið í óþökk foreldra sinna.
    The girl went to the ball despite her parents' wishes.

Derived termsEdit

  • gera eitthvað í óþökk einhvers (to do something against somebody's wishes)
  • í óþökk einhvers (against somebody's wishes)
  • kunna einhverjum óþökk fyrir eitthvað

See alsoEdit

  • í trássi
  • tráss
  • ónáð

Usage notesEdit

  • Mainly used in dative case in the phrase gera eitthvað í óþökk einhvers (to do something against somebody's wishes).
Last modified on 16 August 2010, at 08:04