IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse veifa, from Proto-Germanic *waibjō, from Proto-Indo-European *weyp-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

veifa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative veifaði, supine veifað)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to swing
    Synonyms: vingsa, sveifla
  2. (transitive, with dative) to wave
    Synonym: vinka

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

veifa f (genitive singular veifu, nominative plural veifur)

  1. pennant, flag

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *waibijaną, whence also Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌱𐌾𐌰𐌽 (biwaibjan).

VerbEdit

veifa

  1. to wave

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: veifa

ReferencesEdit

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