greiða

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse greiða (to fit out).

VerbEdit

at greiða (third person singular past indicative greiddi, supine greitt)

  1. to straighten out, to order, to arrange, to unknot
  2. to comb
  3. to answer, to resolve
  4. to prepare
  5. to commit, to deliver, to give over
  6. greiða frá: to tell, to report, to recount, to explain

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse greiða (to fit out).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

greiða f (genitive singular greiðu, nominative plural greiður)

  1. comb

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VerbEdit

greiða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative greiddi, supine greitt)

  1. to comb
    Þú ættir að greiða hárið á þér. Það er orðið svo úfið.
    You should comb your hair. It’s become really ruffled.
  2. to pay, to discharge (a debt)
    Ég greiddi 1206 krónur fyrir matinn.
    I paid 1206 krónur for the food.

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Last modified on 16 August 2013, at 12:36