See also: veîta

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse veita (to grant, give), from Proto-Germanic *waitijaną (to let know, show, causative of Proto-Germanic *witaną (to know)), from Proto-Indo-European *woyd-éye-ti (to let see, show, causative), derived from the root Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to catch sight of). Closely related to Old Frisian wēta (to claim, testify) and Old High German weizen (to show, prove).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

veita

  1. to drain
  2. to yield, render, give, allot, allocate, assign
  3. to give, grant

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of veita (group v-2)
infinitive veita
supine veitt
participle (a39)1 veitandi veittur
present past
first singular veiti veitti
second singular veitir veitti
third singular veitir veitti
plural veita veittu
imperative
singular veit!
plural veitið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

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Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse veita (to grant, give), from Proto-Germanic *waitijaną (to let know, show, causative of Proto-Germanic *witaną (to know)), from Proto-Indo-European *woyd-éye-ti (to let see, show, causative), derived from the root Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to catch sight of). Closely related to Old Frisian wēta (to claim, testify) and Old High German weizen (to show, prove).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

veita (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative veitti, supine veitt)

  1. (ditransitive, governs the dative and accusative) to give somebody something, to grant, to offer
    Hún veitti mér verðlaun.
    She gave me an award.
  2. (transitive, governs the dative) to pipe water
  3. (impersonal) used in set phrases

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