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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse spjalla, from Proto-Germanic *spellōną.

VerbEdit

spjalla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative spjallaði, supine spjallað)

  1. (intransitive) to chat, converse
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit
  • spjall (chat, conversation)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse spjalla, from Proto-Germanic *spelþōną, derived from an extended root *spel-þ- (to split).

VerbEdit

spjalla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative spjallaði, supine spjallað)

  1. to spoil
  2. to deflower (deprive (a woman) of her virginity)
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit
  • spell (damage, harm)
  • spilda (strip; strip of land)
  • spilla (to spoil)
  • spjald (card, plate)
  • spjall (damage, harm) (mostly used in plural)