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nefna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nefna, nemna, from Proto-Germanic *namnijaną.

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nefna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative nefndi, supine nefnt)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to name (give a name to) syn.
    • Genesis 5:3 (Icelandic, English)
      Adam lifði hundrað og þrjátíu ár. Þá gat hann son í líking sinni, eftir sinni mynd, og nefndi hann Set.
      When Adam had lived 130 years, he had a son in his own likeness, in his own image; and he named him Seth.
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to call (by name)
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to mention syn.
  4. (transitive, with accusative) to appoint, name syn.

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