dafna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dafna

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dafna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative dafnaði, supine dafnað)

  1. to thrive

ConjugationEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dabaną (to be fitting), cognate with Old English dafenian. Compare Old Armenian դարբին (darbin, smith).

VerbEdit

dafna

  1. to thrive

ReferencesEdit

  • “dafna” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic
Last modified on 4 October 2013, at 20:06