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vit n ( -s, -)

1. (skynsemi) reason, sense
missa ~i
lose one's reason
koma ~inu fyrir e-n
bring sby to his senses
hafa ~ fyrir e-m
give sby sensible advice
2. (greind) intelligence
vera vel ~i borinn
be intelligent
hann stgur ekki ~i
he is not too bright
3. (ekking) knowledge, know-how
hafa ~ e-u
be knowledgeable about sth, know a lot about sth
4. pl sense organs (esp nose and mouth)
halda fyrir ~in
cover one's nose and mouth
5. phrases
vera ~i snu fjr
be mad with rage
fara ~ e-rs
visit sby
ganga ~ e-rs
go and consult sby
a mnu ~i
in my view
fara me ~i r bnum
leave without being shown to the door
von r ~i
endlessly
komast til ~s og ra
reach maturity

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