linnan

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

linnan

  1. Genitive singular form of linna.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *linnaną ‎(to turn aside, swerve from), from Proto-Indo-European *ley-, *leya- ‎(to deflect, turn away, vanish, slip). Cognate with Old High German bilinnan ‎(to yield, stop, forlet, give away), Old Norse linna ‎(to stop, rest), Gothic 𐌰𐍆𐌻𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌰𐌽 ‎(aflinnan, to go away).

VerbEdit

linnan

  1. to stop, cease from, desist, quit, forlet
  2. to lose; (ones life) yield up, surrender
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