IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from kveina (to wail; to lament).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kvein n (genitive singular kveins, nominative plural kvein)

  1. wail, cry
  2. lamentation, lament

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

kvein

  1. past tense of kvina

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hvein.

NounEdit

kvein f (definite singular kveina, indefinite plural kveiner, definite plural kveinene)

  1. a thin blade of grass
  2. (collective) bentgrass
  3. a strand of hair

AdjectiveEdit

kvein (masculine and feminine kvein, neuter kveint, definite singular and plural kveine, comparative kveinare, indefinite superlative kveinast, definite superlative kveinaste)

  1. (about plant(s) or grass) thin, with few blades of leaves

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