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kall/a v (acc) ( -ai)

1. (hrpa) shout, call
~~ til e-rs
shout to sby
2. (bija a koma) send for, summon, call for
~~ e-n
call sby, ask sby to come
~~ e-n til sn
send for sby
~~ lkni
call a doctor
3. (tilnefna) appoint
~~ e-n til embttis
appoint sby to an office (post, job)
4. (telja) consider
g ~~ a gott
I consider this all right
5. (nefna) name, nickname, call
Jn er ~aur Nonni
Jn is nicknamed/called Nonni
6. pp
vera illa fyrir ~aur
be in bad shape, feel out of sorts
7. refl be called, be named
etta ~~st gott!
this is quite good!
8. phrases
hann ~ar ekki allt mmu sna
he has seen it all, he is not easily shocked
e- ~ar a
sth calls for attention
~~ e-n fram
give sby a curtain call
~~ e-n fyrir rtt
serve a summons on sby
~~ saman fund
call a meeting
~~ t li
call out a force
~~ e- yfir sig
bring sth on oneself

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