See also: Jafna

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jafna f (genitive singular jöfnu, nominative plural jöfnur)

  1. (mathematics) an equation
      er ekki flókin jafna.
      is not a complex equation.

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jafna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative jafnaði, supine jafnað)

  1. to equalise, level, even up, even out (make equal)
  2. to level, even, even out (make flat)
  3. (sports) to tie (to score points so as to have an equal score to that of the opponent)

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Old NorseEdit

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jafna

  1. to even

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jafna f (genitive jǫfnu)

  1. level ground

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jafna

  1. positive degree strong feminine accusative singular of jafn
  2. positive degree strong masculine accusative masculine of jafn
  3. positive degree strong all genders genitive plural of jafn
  4. positive degree weak masculine oblique cases singular of jafn
  5. positive degree weak feminine nominative singular of jafn
  6. positive degree weak neuter all cases singular of jafn

ReferencesEdit

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