See also: vada, váda, vadā, vadă, vådă, vāda, and vaþa

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vaða, from Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

VerbEdit

vaða (third person singular past indicative vóð, third person plural past indicative vóðu, supine vaðið)

  1. to wade

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of vaða (group v-58)
infinitive vaða
supine vaðið
participle (a26)1 vaðandi vaðin
present past
first singular vaði vóð
second singular veður vóð(st)
third singular veður vóð
plural vaða vóðu
imperative
singular vað!
plural vaðið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vaða, from Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vaða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative óð, third-person plural past indicative óðu, supine vaðið)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to wade
  2. (intransitive) to rush (forward, in, etc.) heedlessly
  3. (intransitive) to prattle, to talk nonsense
  4. (intransitive, of fish) to shoal

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

vaða f (genitive singular vöðu, nominative plural vöður)

  1. shoal. school (of fish)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wadaną.

VerbEdit

vaða (singular past indicative óð, plural past indicative óðu, past participle vaðit)

  1. to wade through water, snow, smoke, fire
  2. to rush

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: vaða
  • Faroese: vaða
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: vada, va
  • Westrobothnian: veda, vada, våda
  • Old Swedish: vaþa
  • Old Danish: vade

ReferencesEdit

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press