FaroeseEdit

VerbEdit

klippa (third person singular past indicative klipti, third person plural past indicative kliptu, supine klipt)

  1. to clip, to cut (hair)

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

VerbEdit

klippa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative klippti, supine klippt)

  1. to cut, to clip
  2. to shear
  3. to cut, to edit (a film)

ConjugationEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

klippa

  1. inflection of klippe:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse klippa and klyppa.

VerbEdit

klippa (present tense klipper, past tense klipte, past participle klipt, passive infinitive klippast, present participle klippande, imperative klipp)

  1. Alternative form of klippe

Etymology 2Edit

Through Norwegian Bokmål from Middle Low German.

NounEdit

klippa f (definite singular klippa, indefinite plural klippor, definite plural klippone)

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 form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by klippe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

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin, it could be onomatopoetic.[1] May be akin to Old English clyppan and modern English clip.

VerbEdit

klippa (singular past indicative klipta, plural past indicative kliptu, past participle kliptr)

  1. (transitive) to clip, cut
  2. (about sheep) shear

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

Listed are also forms derived from klyppa.

  • Icelandic: klippa
  • Faroese: klippa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: klippa, klippe, klyppa, klyppe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: klippe
  • Swedish: klippa
  • Danish: klippe

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

klippa c

  1. a rock, a cliff
  2. a steadfast person
    Så säger ock jag dig att du är Petrus; och på denna klippa skall jag bygga min församling
    And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:18)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of klippa 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative klippa klippan klippor klipporna
Genitive klippas klippans klippors klippornas
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse klippa, klyppa.

VerbEdit

klippa (present klipper, preterite klippte, supine klippt, imperative klipp)

  1. to cut with scissors, in particular to cut somebody's hair
  2. (reflexive) to let someone cut one's hair, to have a haircut
  3. to cut; to cease recording activities
  4. to perform film editing
  5. to cut a credit card into pieces in order to invalidate it
ConjugationEdit
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