IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to hey (hay).

VerbEdit

heyja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative heyjaði, supine heyjað)

  1. to make hay
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse heyja, from Proto-Germanic *hawjaną, cognate with Old English ġehēgan.

VerbEdit

heyja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative háði, supine háð)

  1. (transitive) to wage, hold, conduct, carry out (e.g. a battle, war) [+accusative]

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hawjaną.

VerbEdit

heyja

  1. (transitive) to hold, to conduct [+accusative]
  2. to fight, to wage (battle)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: heyja

ReferencesEdit

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