FaroeseEdit

VerbEdit

verja (third person singular past indicative vardi, third person plural past indicative vardu, supine vart)

  1. to defend
  2. to protect

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

  • verji (guardian, defender)

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verja, from Proto-Germanic *warjaną.

VerbEdit

verja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative varði, supine varið)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to defend, guard, protect
  2. (law, transitive, with accusative) to defend (represent [a defendant] in a court of law)
  3. (ditransitive, with accusative and dative) to protect (something [acc.]) against (something [dat.])
  4. (transitive, with dative) to prevent
  5. (ditransitive, with dative and accusative) to prevent (someone, something [dat.]) from entering, taking (something [acc.])
  6. (transitive, with accusative) to cover with a protective layer or coating (e.g. corrugated iron or a coat of paint)
  7. (transitive, with dative) to make use of, to spend (time)
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse verja, from Proto-Germanic *warjǭ.

NounEdit

verja f (genitive singular verju, nominative plural verjur)

  1. armour, protection
  2. contraceptive device, especially referring to a condom
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verja, from Proto-Germanic *warjaną.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

verja (present tense verjar or ver, past tense verja or varde, supine verja or vart, past participle verja or vard, present participle verjande, imperative verj)

  1. to defend, protect
    Kven skal verja oss no?
    Who is going to protect us now?

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

verja f

  1. definite singular of verje

ReferencesEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French verge (rod).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verja f (plural verjas)

  1. gate, railing (usually an iron gate with balusters)
  2. fence (often made of trellis)
    Synonyms: cerca, valla

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