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linnan

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

linnan

  1. Genitive singular form of linna.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *linnaną (to turn aside, swerve from), from Proto-Indo-European *ley-, *leya- (to deflect, turn away, vanish, slip). Cognate with Old High German bilinnan (to yield, stop, forlet, give away), Old Norse linna (to stop, rest), Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐌻𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌰𐌽 (aflinnan, to go away).

VerbEdit

linnan

  1. to stop, cease from, desist, quit, forlet
  2. to lose; (ones life) yield up, surrender
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