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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Answering to Faroese vagga, Norwegian vagge, Swedish vagga. Compare English wag and German wacken.

VerbEdit

vagga (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative vaggaði, supine vaggað)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to move (something) back and forth in a swaying motion; to rock
  2. (intransitive) to move back and forth in a swaying motion; to rock
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse vagga (cradle), from the verb. Cognate with Faroese vøgga, Norwegian Nynorsk vogge, Swedish vagga, Danish vugge.

NounEdit

vagga f (genitive singular vöggu, nominative plural vöggur)

  1. cradle
DeclensionEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vaga.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vagga (present tense vaggar, past tense vagga, past participle vagga, passive infinitive vaggast, present participle vaggande, imperative vagg/vagga)

  1. to waddle, to rock, to sway

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

vagga c

  1. a cradle; a bed for a baby that can be oscillating or swinging back and forth
  2. a cradle; the place where something has its origin

DeclensionEdit

Declension of vagga 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vagga vaggan vaggor vaggorna
Genitive vaggas vaggans vaggors vaggornas

VerbEdit

vagga (present vaggar, preterite vaggade, supine vaggat, imperative vagga)

  1. to cradle, to rock (a baby to sleep)
  2. to rock, to move gently back and forth

ConjugationEdit

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