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finna

  1. African American Vernacular and Southern US form of fixing to: used to express a desire or future action.
    • 1999, Black Picket Fences: Privilege and Peril Among the Black Middle Class, →ISBN:
      Aw, dude, you finna get yo' ass whooped, mufucka.
    • 2012, Cam Rascoe, Restless for Retribution: A Series of Short Stories, →ISBN, page 121:
      I ain't talkin' about what you did homie, I'm talkin' about what's finna happen.
    I'm finna go to the store.

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FaroeseEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

finna f (genitive singular finnu, plural finnur)

  1. (chess) pawn
  2. small woman
DeclensionEdit
Declension of finna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative finna finnan finnur finnurnar
accusative finnu finnuna finnur finnurnar
dative finnu finnuni finnum finnunum
genitive finnu finnunnar finna finnanna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

VerbEdit

finna (third person singular past indicative fann, third person plural past indicative funnu, supine funnið)

  1. to find
  2. to meet
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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

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VerbEdit

finna (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative fann, third-person plural past indicative fundu, supine fundið)

  1. (with accusative) to find syn.
    • 1928, Krummavísa (“Raven Song”, on the Icelandic Wikisource) by Jón Ásgeirsson
      Krummi krunkar úti,
      kallar á nafna sinn:
      „Ég fann höfuð af hrúti
      hrygg og gæruskinn.“
      Komdu nú og kroppaðu með mér,
      krummi nafni minn.
      “The raven croaks outside,
      calling his namesake:
      ‘I found the head of a ram,
      backbone and sheepskin.’
      Come now and peck with me,
      Raven, my namesake.”
    Ég fann þig!
    I found you!
  2. (with accusative) to meet syn.
  3. (with accusative) to sense, to feel something syn.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge). Cognates include Danish finde, Swedish finna, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰𐌽 (finþan), German finden, Dutch vinden, and English find.

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finna (present tense finn, past tense fann, past participle funne, passive infinitive finnast, present participle finnande, imperative finn)

  1. to find

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge). Cognate with Old English findan, Old Frisian finda, Old Saxon findan, Old Dutch findan, Old High German findan, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐌽𐌸𐌰𐌽 (finþan).

VerbEdit

finna (singular past indicative fann, plural past indicative fundu, past participle fundinn)

  1. to find

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • finna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish finna, from Old Norse finna, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪnˌa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

finna (present finner, preterite fann, supine funnit, imperative finn)

  1. (slightly formal or non-slang) to find, to locate, to discover syn.
    Var kan man finna en kopp kaffe här i närheten?
    Where can you find a cup of coffee near here?
  2. (formal) to have come to the conclusion, or opinion, that..
    Jag finner det mycket märkligt att ingen kan ta på sig ansvaret för det inträffade!
    I consider it quite remarkable that nobody can take responsibility for what has happened!

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