stinga

See also: stingā

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Icelandic and Swedish stinga, English sting.

VerbEdit

at stinga (third person singular past indicative stakk, third person plural past indicative stungu, supine stungið)

  1. to sting

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Faroese and Swedish stinga, English sting.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstiŋka/
    Rhymes: -iŋka

VerbEdit

stinga (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative stakk, third-person plural past indicative stungu, supine stungið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to stab, to sting, to prick
  2. (transitive, intransitive, governs the accusative) to wound, to hurt syn.
  3. (transitive, governs the dative) to prick with something, to stab with something
    Hann stakk hnífnum í borðið.
    He sticked the knife in the table.
  4. (transitive, governs the dative) to slip something, to put something
    Prinsessan stakk einhverju í vasa bóndans.
    The princess slipped something into the farmer's pocket.
    Hún hætti lestri og stakk skruddunni í hilluna.
    She stopped reading and put the old book into the shelf.
  5. (impersonal) to strike someone
    Það stakk mig.
    It struck me.

Derived termsEdit

  • stinga að
  • stinga af
  • stinga á sig
  • stinga gat á
  • stina inn
  • stinga í augun
  • stinga í stúf
  • stinga í vasann
  • stinga saman nefjum
  • stinga sér
  • stinga undan
  • stinga undir stól
  • stinga upp á
  • stinga upp garð
  • stinga upp í
  • stinga upp í sig
  • stinga upp skrá
  • stinga við
  • undirstinga

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

stinga

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of stingere
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of stingere
  3. third-person singular present subjunctive of stingere
  4. third-person singular imperative of stingere

AnagramsEdit


LatvianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

stinga

  1. genitive singular masculine form of stings
  2. nominative singular feminine form of stings

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stinga, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą. Compare Icelandic and Faroese stinga, English sting.

VerbEdit

stinga

  1. to sting, to pierce

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The past tense singular "stang" is "very rare" according to SAOL (6th ed.), replaced by "stack" in SAOL (8th ed., the past tense of sticka), although the past tense plural is stungo, and "missing" in SAOL (13th ed.).

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Last modified on 21 December 2013, at 17:56