IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fylja (filly).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fylja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fyljaði, supine fyljað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative, of stallions) to cover, to copulate with

ConjugationEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

fylja f (definite singular fylja, indefinite plural fyljor, definite plural fyljone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by fylje
  2. definite singular of fylje

VerbEdit

fylja (present tense fyljar, past tense fylja, past participle fylja, passive infinitive fyljast, present participle fyljande, imperative fylj)

  1. Alternative form of følje

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to foli.

NounEdit

fylja f (genitive fylju)

  1. a filly ("young female horse")

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: filly
  • Icelandic: fylja

ReferencesEdit

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