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eftir prep / adv

A. prep (acc)
1. (um tma/of time) after, in
~ r
after a year
g kem ~ viku
I will come in a week
2. (um orsk/of cause)
uppgefinn ~ hlaupi
exhausted from the run
3. (um hfund/of authorship) by
bk ~ Laxness
a book by Laxness
B. prep (dat)
1. (um hreyfingu/of movement) along
ganga ~ gtunni
walk along the street
2. (samkvmt) according to
~ landslgum
according to the law
a fer ~ msu
it depends
etta er ~ honum
this is typical of him
3. after, behind
draga () eftir sr
drag after/behind oneself
fara () ~ e-m
go after sby
C. adv
1. (um dvl, leifar ofl)
vera ~
be left behind
etta er ~
this remains, this remains to be done
a sem ~ er
1) what is left
2) what remains to be done
3) all the time one has left
eiga e- ~
have sth left to do, have sth still to be done
2. (um tma/of time) after
~
later
ri ~
the following year

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