Icelandic edit

Interjection edit

svei

  1. indicates dissatisfaction
    Svei þessu öllu!Bah! This is all disgraceful!
  2. (very harsh, primarily used when talking to dogs) shame on you!
    Svei þér!Shame on you!

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology 1 edit

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Verb edit

svei

  1. past tense of svi

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

svei m (definite singular sveien, indefinite plural sveier, definite plural sveiene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by sveig