þverra

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þverra, of disputed origin. Cognate with Faroese tvørra, Norwegian tverra. Likely related to þver (transverse).

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VerbEdit

þverra (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative þvarr, third-person plural past indicative þurru, supine þorrið)

  1. (intransitive) to decrease, to dwindle, to wane
    Synonyms: minnka, dvína, eyðast, skerðast

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Old NorseEdit

Verb 1Edit

þverra (singular past indicative þvarr, plural past indicative þurru, past participle þorrinn)

  1. (intransitive) to wane, grow less, decrease

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: þverra
  • Faroese: tvørra
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tverra, tverre
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tverre

Verb 2Edit

þverra (singular past indicative þverði, plural past indicative þverðu, past participle þverðr)

  1. (transitive) to make to decrease

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