bryggja

See also: bryggia

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse brugga, from Proto-Germanic *brewwaną.

VerbEdit

bryggja (third person singular past indicative bryggjaði, third person plural past indicative bryggjað, supine bryggjað)

  1. to brew

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse bryggja, from Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ.

NounEdit

bryggja f (genitive singular bryggju, plural bryggjur)

  1. pier
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bryggja
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bryggja bryggjan bryggjur bryggjurnar
accusative bryggju bryggjuna bryggjur bryggjurnar
dative bryggju bryggjuni bryggjum bryggjunum
genitive bryggju bryggjunnar bryggja bryggjanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bryggja, from Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bryggja f (genitive singular bryggju, nominative plural bryggjur)

  1. pier

DeclensionEdit


Middle NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from an unattested Old Norse *bryggja, from Proto-Germanic *brewwaną (to brew), a class 2 strong verb. It would have been the verb of the actually attested Old Norse past participle brugginn. Confer with Old Swedish bryggia.

VerbEdit

bryggja

  1. to brew

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: brygga, brygge, bryggja, bryggje
  • Norwegian Bokmål: brygge

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Norwegian bryggja (to brew), from the unattested infinitive Old Norse *bryggja of the actually attested past participle brugginn. From earlier Proto-Germanic *brewwaną (to brew), and ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European [Term?] root *bʰrewh₁- (to boil, brew).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bryggja (present tense bryggjer or bryggjar, past tense brygde or bryggja, passive infinitive bryggjast, present participle bryggjande, imperative brygg)

  1. to brew

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

bryggja

  1. (non-standard since 2012) Alternative form of bryggje
  2. definite singular of bryggje

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ, whence also English bridge.

NounEdit

bryggja f (genitive bryggju)

  1. (nautical) pier, gangway

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit