IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse drífa, from Proto-Germanic *drībaną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreybʰ- (to drive, push). Compare Faroese dríva, Danish and Norwegian drive, Swedish driva, English drive, Dutch drijven, German treiben.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

drífa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative dreif, third-person plural past indicative drifu, supine drifið)

  1. to drive

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

drífa f (genitive singular drífu, nominative plural drífur)

  1. drift, snowdrift, heavy snowfall

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