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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verpa, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

verpa (third person singular past indicative varp, third person plural past indicative vurpu, supine vorpið)

  1. to lay (eggs)
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with accusative) to lay (an egg)
    Hønan varp eitt egg.The chicken laid an egg.

ConjugationEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verpa, from Proto-Germanic *werpaną.

VerbEdit

verpa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative varp, third-person plural past indicative urpu, supine orpið) or
verpa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative verpti, supine verpt)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to throw
  2. (transitive, intransitive, with dative) to lay (an egg)
    Hænan verpti eggi.
    The chicken laid an egg.
Usage notesEdit

The strong conjugation is the original one, but the weak one is becoming more usual. They are also commonly mixed together.

ConjugationEdit

Strong conjugation:

Weak conjugation:

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Etymology 2Edit

Causative of verpa (1). From Proto-Germanic *warpijaną.

VerbEdit

verpa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative verpti, supine verpt)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to twist, wind, contort
ConjugationEdit

LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Possibly borrowed from a Germanic language, related to Proto-Germanic *werpaną (to throw).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verpa f (genitive verpae); first declension

  1. (vulgar) a penis, a dick

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative verpa verpae
Genitive verpae verpārum
Dative verpae verpīs
Accusative verpam verpās
Ablative verpā verpīs
Vocative verpa verpae

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *werpaną (to throw, cast). Cognate with Old English weorpan, Old Frisian werpa, Old Saxon werpan, Old High German werfan, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂𐍀𐌰𐌽 (wairpan).

VerbEdit

verpa (singular past indicative varp, plural past indicative urpu, past participle orpinn)

  1. to throw, cast
  2. to lay eggs
  3. to guess, calculate

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