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halda v (acc/dat) ( heldur; hlt, hldu, haldi )

A. (acc)
1. (~ veislu, fund, nmskei osfr) hold (a party, meeting), give (a lecture, speech, concert)
2. (telja) think, believe
hann heldur a hn s vitlaus
he thinks (that) she is crazy
B. (dat)
1. (hafa tak ) hold
~ e-u fstu
hold firmly on to sth
2. (breyta ekki) maintain
~ stefnu
stick to a course
3. (hafa fram) keep
4. (fara) travel, go, continue
~ fram ferinni
continue one's journey
C. refl
1. go on
etta hefur haldist lengi
it has been like that for a long time
2.
~st hendur
hold hands
3.
mr helst uppi a gera a
I get away with it
4.
~st vi
stick it out
D. pp
vel haldinn
well treated
ungt haldinn
seriously ill
haldinn af djfli
possessed
E. phrases
~ e-u
hold sth, carry sth
~ fram
carry on, keep on going
~ e-u eftir
retain sth
~ sig fr e-u
keep away from sth
~ e-u fram
maintain sth
~ fram hj e-m
cheat on sby, have extra-marital relations
~ fyrir e-
keep sth covered
~ e-
hold onto sth, cling to sth
~ vi e-n
keep up with sby
~ me e-m
side with sby
~ e-m niri
keep sby down
~ saman
keep together
~ sr saman
keep silent
~ til e-s staar
stay somewhere
~ sr til
preen oneself, dress up
~ undan
retreat
~ upp e-
celebrate sth
~ upp e-n
think the world of sby
~ e-m uppi
support sby
~ e- t
endure sth
~ vi e-n
have an affair with sby
~ e-u vi
maintain sth, keep sth in repair, keep sth up
~ sr vi e-
stick to sth

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