hætta

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

hætta f

  1. danger
  2. hazard, jeopardy
  3. peril
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
  • (hazard): tvísýna f
  • (peril): háski m

Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

hætta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative hætti, supine hætt)

  1. (transitive, governs dative) to risk (put at risk), jeopardize
  2. (transitive, intransitive, governs dative) to quit, stop, cease, cut out, discontinue
    Ég hættireykja.
    I stopped smoking.
    Hættu!
    Stop!
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
  • (cease): taka fyrir
Derived termsEdit
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