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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from Old Norse renna, yielding also Icelandic renna, Norwegian renne, Swedish ränna, Danish rende; from Proto-Germanic *rannijǭ, Also related to Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌽𐌽𐍉 (rinnō), Old High German rinna (both, from *rinnǭ).

NounEdit

renna f (genitive singular rennu, plural rennur)

  1. drain
DeclensionEdit
Declension of renna
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative renna rennan rennur rennurnar
accusative rennu rennuna rennur rennurnar
dative rennu rennuni rennum rennunum
genitive rennu rennunnar renna rennanna

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse renna (1), alteration of earlier rinna, influenced by the weak verb renna (2) (whence Faroese renna (3)).

VerbEdit

renna (third person singular past indicative rann, third person plural past indicative runnu, supine runnið)

  1. (of liquid) to flow, run
  2. to melt
  3. to run (move quickly)
  4. (of the sun) to rise, come up
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse renna (2).

VerbEdit

renna (third person singular past indicative rendi, third person plural past indicative rendu, supine rent)

  1. to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. to throw out, off balance, etc.
ConjugationEdit

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from an Old Norse *renna (from Proto-Germanic *rannijǭ), yielding also Faroese renna (1), Norwegian Bokmål renne, Swedish ränna, Danish rende. Also related to Gothic 𐍂𐌹𐌽𐌽𐍉 (rinnō), Old High German rinna (both, from Proto-Germanic *rinnǭ).

NounEdit

renna f (genitive singular rennu, nominative plural rennur)

  1. (archaic) flow, stream
  2. channel, duct
  3. drain
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse renna (1), from earlier rinna, from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną; the alteration i > e is due to influence from the weak verb renna (2) (whence Icelandic renna (3)).

VerbEdit

renna (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative rann, third-person plural past indicative runnu, supine runnið)

  1. (of liquid) to flow, run
    Saxelfur rennur um Tékkland og Þýskaland. – The Elbe flows through the Czech Republic and Germany.
  2. (of anything solid) to glide, slide (move over a surface)
    Skeiðin rann eftir endilöngu eldhúsborðinu. – The spoon slid the whole length of the kitchen table.
  3. (of a person) to slip, slide (lose one’s balance on a slippery surface)
    Kormákur rann á ísnum og lenti á höfðinu. – Cormac slipped on the ice and fell on his head.
  4. (archaic) to run (move quickly)
  5. to rise, grow
  6. to melt

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse renna (2), from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Causative of renna (2).

VerbEdit

renna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative renndi, supine rennt)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. (transitive, with dative) to melt
  3. (transitive, with dative) to cause (e.g. a horse) to run
  4. (transitive, with dative) to slide (something or someone) (across a surface or downhill)
ConjugationEdit

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French renne, from Icelandic hreinn.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

renna f (plural renne)

  1. reindeer

SynonymsEdit


MadureseEdit

RomanizationEdit

renna

  1. Romanization of ꦉꦤ꧀ꦤ

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse renna (1), earlier rinna.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

renna (present tense renn, past tense rann, past participle runne, present participle rennande, imperative renn)

  1. to run (of liquids), flow

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse renna (2).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

renna (present tense renner, past tense rende or rente, past participle rent, present participle rennande, imperative renn)

  1. to cause (something or someone) to run, flow
  2. to run
  3. to move using skis, skates, sleds or similar

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

renna n

  1. definite plural of renn

ReferencesEdit


Old FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (to run, to flow), *rannijaną (to cause to run).

VerbEdit

renna

  1. to run

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Frisian: rinne

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alteration of earlier rinna, influenced by renna (2).

VerbEdit

renna

  1. (Old West Norse) Alternative form of rinna.

Etymology 2Edit

Causative of rinna, from Proto-Germanic *rannijaną. Cognate with Old Saxon rennian, Old High German rennen.

VerbEdit

renna

  1. (transitive) to cause (a liquid) to flow; to pour
  2. (transitive) to melt (something)
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • renna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press