See also: lysa, łysa, and łysą

FaroeseEdit

VerbEdit

lýsa (third person singular past indicative lýsti, third person plural past indicative lýst, supine lýst)

  1. to shine, to illuminate

lýsa fyri degi

  1. to dawn

lýsa upp

  1. to show, display

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of lýsa (group v-2)
infinitive lýsa
supine lýst
participle (a39)1 lýsandi lýstur
present past
first singular lýsi lýsti
second singular lýsir lýsti
third singular lýsir lýsti
plural lýsa lýstu
imperative
singular lýs!
plural lýsið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lýsa, from Proto-Germanic *liuhsijaną, derived from *leuhsaz (light, adjective) and/or *leuhsą (light, noun).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lýsa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative lýsti, supine lýst)

  1. (intransitive) to give off light; glow, shine
  2. (impersonal) to grow brighter (i.e. ambient light increases)
  3. (with dative object) to light someone’s way
  4. (with accusative object) to light, to illuminate, brighten
  5. (with accusative object) to lighten (make lighter in color)
  6. (with dative object) to describe
    Geturðu lýst þessu fyrir mér í smáatriðum?
    Can you describe this to me in detail?
  7. to declare
  8. (with accusative object) to illuminate (decorate a manuscript)

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