kynda

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kynda, from Proto-Germanic *kundijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

kynda (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kynti, supine kynt)

  1. to light or tend (a fire)
    • An Icelandic poem by Davíð Stefánsson
      Konan, sem kyndir ofninn minn.
      The woman who heats my furnace.
  2. to heat (a building, room, etc.)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • kynda undir
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