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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fregna, from Proto-Germanic *frehnaną.

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VerbEdit

fregna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fregnaði, supine fregnað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to hear, to learn
    Ég hef fregnað að hann er að fara til Þýskalands.
    I've heard that he is going to Germany.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is unknown. Perhaps from Latin fricare, with -gn- under the influence of frangere.

NounEdit

fregna f (plural fregne)

  1. (vulgar) cunt
    Synonyms: vulva, gnocca
  2. nonsense, crap

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

fregna m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of fregne

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *frehnaną.

VerbEdit

fregna (singular past indicative frá, plural past indicative frágu, past participle freginn)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to hear, to be informed of
  2. (ditransitive, with accusative and genitive) to ask (for), to inquire
    fregna einhvern (acc.) ráðs (gen.)
    to ask someone's advice

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fregna

ReferencesEdit

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

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) farina
  • (Sursilvan) frina

EtymologyEdit

From Latin farīna (flour, meal).

NounEdit

fregna f (plural fregnas)

  1. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) flour