See also: oa

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse óa. A contracted form of ógn.

VerbEdit

óa (óað)

  1. (impersonal) to shock, to feel shocked
    Mig óar við því.
    It forebodes me evil./I shudder at the thought.

Usage notesEdit

  • Used in the impersonal phrase einhvern óar við einhverju (something forebodes somebody evil).
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