IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kvæna, from kván (wife).

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kvæna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kvænti, supine kvænt)

  1. (transitive, usually reflexive or in the mediopassive) to marry (a man) to a woman

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From kván (wife).

VerbEdit

kvæna

  1. (transitive) to make (a man) marry a woman
    Synonym: kvánga
  2. (reflexive) to take a wife

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