hvíla

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 (ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila (a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

NounEdit

hvíla f (genitive singular hvílu, plural hvílur)

  1. (poetic) bed
  2. rest

DeclensionEdit

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hvíla hvílan hvílur hvílurnar
Accusative hvílu hvíluna hvílur hvílurnar
Dative hvílu hvíluni hvílum hvílunum
Genitive hvílu hvílunnar hvíla hvílanna

VerbEdit

at hvíla (third person singular past indicative hvíldi, supine hvílt)

  1. to rest

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvíla, akin to Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰𐌽 (ƕeilan, to pause, cease), from Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, hour), akin to Old High German hwila (a while) (or wila or hwil), compare German Weile.

NounEdit

hvíla f (genitive singular hvílu, nominative plural hvílan)

  1. (dated) bed

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

hvíla (third-person singular past indicative hvíldi, supine hvílt)

  1. (with accusative) to rest, especially resting or sleeping in a bed
    Hér hvílir Jóhannes.
    Here rests Johannes.
  2. (with accusative) to lie, to sleep

Derived termsEdit

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Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 04:06