Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hlýja, from the adjective hlýr.

Alternative formsEdit

  • lye (e and split infinitives)

VerbEdit

lya (present tense lyer, past tense lydde, past participle lydd/lytt, passive infinitive lyast, present participle lyande, imperative ly)

  1. to warm up, give off warmth

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lya (present tense lyar or lyer, past tense lya or lydde, past participle lya or lydd, present participle lyande, imperative ly)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of lyde.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

lya n

  1. definite plural of ly

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish lya, assumed to originate from an unattested Old Swedish verb similar to Icelandic hlyia (to protect).

NounEdit

lya c

  1. a lair, a den, a sett; a hole in the ground for a fox, wolf or badger
  2. a (small) apartment

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lya 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lya lyan lyor lyorna
Genitive lyas lyans lyors lyornas

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