See also: faga and -faga

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fága.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fága (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fágaði, supine fágað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to clean, to polish, to burnish
    Synonyms: fægja, pússa

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fága

  1. present subjunctive analytic of fág

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fága fhága bhfága
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (joyful, pretty).

VerbEdit

fága

  1. to adorn, embellish
  2. to polish, clean
  3. to take care, (charge) of, to tend
  4. to cultivate
  5. (Germanic paganism) to worship

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fága

ReferencesEdit

  • fága in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.