FaroeseEdit

 
Greipur.

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse greipa (to grip, to grab).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

greipa (third person singular past indicative greipaði, third person plural past indicative greipað, supine greipað)

  1. to bind/tie in pairs
  2. to bind/tie two fish together in order to dry or ferment them

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of greipa (group v-30)
infinitive greipa
supine greipað
participle (a6)1 greipandi greipaður
present past
first singular greipi greipaði
second singular greipar greipaði
third singular greipar greipaði
plural greipa greipaðu
imperative
singular greipa!
plural greipið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

NounEdit

greipa f (genitive singular greipu, plural greipur)

  1. bound together pair of two fish

DeclensionEdit

Declension of greipa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative greipa greipan greipur greipurnar
accusative greipu greipuna greipur greipurnar
dative greipu greipuni greipum greipunum
genitive greipu greipunnar greipa greipanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse greipa. Akin to Old English grāpian (> English grope), Old High German greifōn.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

greipa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative greipaði, supine greipað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to grip, to grasp
    Synonym: grípa

ConjugationEdit

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