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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish fortælle, from Middle Low German vörtellen. Influenced by Old Norse fyrtelja or, respectively, telja.

VerbEdit

fortelja (third person singular past indicative fortaldi, third person plural past indicative fortalt, supine fortalt)

  1. to tell, to narrate, to relate, to recount, to explain

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German vortellen, compare with Old Norse fyrtelja.

VerbEdit

fortelja (present tense fortel, past tense fortalde, past participle fortalt, passive infinitive forteljast, present participle forteljande, imperative fortel)

  1. to tell, narrate
    Eg skal fortelja kva som hende.
    I will tell what happened.

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