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veifa

veifa

Icelandic

Verb

veifa (third-person singular past indicative veifaði)

  1. to wave

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Noun

veifa f (genitive singular veifu, nominative plural veifur)

  1. pennant

Declension

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Old Norse

Etymology

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

Verb

veifa

  1. to wave

Conjugation

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Norwegian: veive

References

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