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fyrir prep / adv

for
A. prep (acc)
1. (um hreyfingu/of motion) around, over, before
aka ~ horni
drive around the corner
hrapa ~ bjrg
fall over a cliff
falla ~ bor
fall overboard
me bundi ~ augun
blindfolded
aftur ~ blinn
behind the car
t ~ dyrnar
outside the door
fara ~ bl
be run over by a car
2. (um tma/of time) before
~ helgina
before the weekend
~ tmann
prematurely
~ fram
in advance
3. (handa, vegna, stainn ~ ) for, as
gera e- ~ e-n
do sth for sby
orabk ~ almenning
dictionary for the general public
hva fkkstu ~ a?
what did you get for it?
kaupa e- ~ peninga
buy sth for money
nota ~ skrifstofu
use as an office
B. prep (dat)
1. (um sta/of place) in front of
presturinn st ~ altarinu
the priest stood in front of the altar
tjldin voru ~ glugganum
the curtains were closed
ert ~ mr
you are in my way
~ landi
offshore
vera ~ tjni
suffer a loss
vera ~ bl
be run over by a car
2. (um tma/of time) ago
~ mrgum rum
many years ago
~ ri (san)
a year ago
~ lngu
long ago
3. (um orsakatengsl og fl/of causal and other relations)
hn gat ekki tala ~ grti
she couldn't speak for tears
mtt gera a ~ mr
you can do it as far as I am concerned
g m a ekki ~ mmmu
Mommy/(UK) mum doesn't let me
vera veikur ~ vni
have a weakness for liquor
hn er jafng ~ v
she is all right despite that
C. (with adv)
~ aftan e-
behind sth
~ framan e-
in front of sth
~ handan e-
beyond sth
~ innan e-
inside sth
~ nean e-
below sth
~ ofan
upstairs
~ ofan e-
above sth
~ sunnan e-
south of sth
~ utan e-
1) outside sth
2) apart from sth
D. adv
vera ~
be in the way
hn var arna ~
she was there already

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