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kroppa

FinnishEdit

(index kr)

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish kropp.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkro̞pːɑ]
  • Hyphenation: krop‧pa
  • Rhymes: -opːɑ

NounEdit

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kroppa

  1. (colloquial) body (physical structure of a human)

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kroppa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kroppaði, supine kroppað)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to pick
    • 2004 Icelandic Web of Science: Af hverju skilja sár eftir sig ör? (“Why do wounds scar?”)
      Ef kroppað er í sár á meðan það er að gróa grær það hægar og getur örið sem myndast legið dýpra fyrir vikið.
      A picked wound heals slower and the resulting scar may form deeper for that reason.
    kroppa kjöt af beini.
    To pick a bone.
    Hættu að kroppa í sárið.
    Stop picking the wound.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative, of birds) to peck, to crop
    • 1928, Krummavísa (“Raven Song”, on the Icelandic Wikisource) by Jón Ásgeirsson
      Krummi krunkar úti,
      kallar á nafna sinn:
      „Ég fann höfud af hrúti
      hrygg og gæruskinn.“
      Komdu nú og kroppaðu með mér,
      krummi nafni minn.
      “Krummi croaks outside,
      calling his namesake:
      ‘I found the head of a ram,
      backbone and sheepskin.’
      Come now and peck with me,
      Krummi, my namesake.”
  3. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to graze syn.

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