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skil/ja v (acc) ( -di, -i)

1. (botna ) understand
2. (askilja) separate
~~ e- a
divide sth in two
~~ e- fr e-u
separate sth from sth else
~~ mjlkina
separate milk and cream
3. (~jast a) part, separate, go from one another
eir ~du reiir eftir rifrildi
they parted in anger after the argument
4. (slta samb) divorce
au ~du
they got a divorce
5. impers
ar ~di leiir okkar
that's where we went each our separate way
miki ~ur milli
there's a big difference
~ur um a
they disagree on that
6. refl
mr ~st a hann s kominn
I understand he has arrived
lta e- sr ~jast
let sth be understood
7. phrases
eiga e- ~i
deserve sth
~~ milli
distinguish
vi erum ~dir a skiptum
I will have nothing to do with him from now on
~~ e- eftir
leave sth, leave sth behind
~~ ekkert e-u
be unable to understand sth, make no sense of sth
~~ e- sundur
take sth apart
~~ e- undan
make an exception of sth
~~ vi
die
segja ~i vi e-
leave sth, put sth behind one

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