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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kljúfa, from Proto-Germanic *kleubaną, from Proto-Indo-European *glewbʰ-.

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VerbEdit

kljúfa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative klauf, third-person plural past indicative klufu, supine klofið)

  1. to split, cleave

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kleubaną. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *glewbʰ- (to split)

VerbEdit

kljúfa (singular past indicative klauf, plural past indicative klufu, past participle klofinn)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to cleave, split

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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