floyta

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fleyta, from Proto-Germanic *flautijaną.

VerbEdit

at floyta (third person singular past indicative floytti, third person plural past indicative floyttu, supine floytt)

  1. (transitive) to float, cause to float
  2. (intransitive, swimming) to manage to keep afloat
  3. (transitive) to douse with liquid, make wet
  4. (transitive) to manage to lift
  5. (transitive) to fill, be big enough to wear (a garment)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

floyta f (genitive singular floytu, plural floytur)

  1. (music) flute (musical instrument)
  2. whistle (device blown to make a whistling sound)
DeclensionEdit
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative floyta floytan floytur floyturnar
Accusative floytu floytuna floytur floyturnar
Dative floytu floytuni floytum floytunum
Genitive floytu floytunnar floyta floytanna

VerbEdit

at floyta (third person singular past indicative floytaði, third person plural past indicative floytaðu, supine floytað)

  1. to whistle (make a whistling sound with a whistle or with one’s mouth)
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
  • bríksla
Last modified on 20 December 2013, at 20:17