fleygja

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fleygja, from Proto-Germanic *flaugijaną, causative of Proto-Germanic *fleuganą.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fleygja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fleygði, supine fleygt)

  1. to fling, throw
  2. to throw away (trash, etc.)

ConjugationEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *flaugijaną.

VerbEdit

fleygja (past participle fleygðr)

  1. to fling; make fly
  2. to throw

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fleygja
  • Faroese: floyggja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: fløygje, fløygja
  • Old Swedish: flø̄ghia

ReferencesEdit

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