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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eyða, from Proto-Germanic *auþijaną. Related to the adjective auðr (empty, barren) ( > Icelandic auður).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

eyða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative eyddi, supine eytt)

  1. to destroy, bring to nothing
    Allri borginni var gjörsamlega eytt í stríðinu.
    The entire city was completely destroyed in the war.
  2. to spend, waste
    Eyddu ekki tíma þínum í þess háttar vitleysu!
    Don't waste your time on that sort of nonsense!

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NounEdit

eyða f (genitive singular eyðu, nominative plural eyður)

  1. a blank
    Vinsamlegast fyllið í eyðurnar.
    Please fill in the blanks.

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