IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse svala.

NounEdit

svala f (genitive singular svölu, nominative plural svölur)

  1. swallow
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

svala (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative svalaði, supine svalað)

  1. to satisfy
  2. to quench
ConjugationEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

svala m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of svale

VerbEdit

svala

  1. inflection of svale:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

svala f (definite singular svala, indefinite plural svaler or svalor, definite plural svalene or svalone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by svale
  2. definite singular of svale

VerbEdit

svala (present tense svalar, past tense svala, past participle svala, passive infinitive svalast, present participle svalande, imperative sval)

  1. Alternative form of svale

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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *swalwǭ.

NounEdit

svala f (genitive svǫlu, plural svǫlur)

  1. a swallow
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: svala
  • Faroese: svala
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: svale (svala, svole, svòlu, sulu (dialectal or obsolete))
  • Norwegian Bokmål: svale
  • Old Swedish: svala
  • Old Danish: swalæ, swolæ

Etymology 2Edit

From the adjective svalr.

VerbEdit

svala

  1. to chill, cool
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

svala

  1. strong feminine accusative singular of svalr
  2. strong masculine accusative plural of svalr
  3. weak masculine oblique singular of svalr
  4. weak feminine nominative singular of svalr
  5. weak neuter singular of svalr

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

 
svala

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

svala

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of sval.

NounEdit

svala c

  1. swallow (bird)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of svala 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative svala svalan svalor svalorna
Genitive svalas svalans svalors svalornas

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