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verša v ( varš, uršu, oršiš)

1. (gerast) become
~ lęknir
become a doctor
~ veikur
fall ill
~ gamall
grow old
~ reišur
get angry
2. (um skyldu) have to, must
žś veršur aš gera žetta
you have to do this
3. (um framtķš) will
fundurinn veršur į morgun
the meeting will be held tomorrow
ég verš žar kl. 2
I will be there at two o'clock
4. (dveljast) stay
veršuršu hér til morguns?
will you stay here until the morning?
5. (eiga sér staš) happen, take place
hvaš sem veršur
whatever happens
6. impers
mér varš žetta į
I made this mistake
mér varš litiš į hana
I happened to look at her
mér veršur į aš spyrja
I must ask
mér veršur óglatt
I feel sick
~ mikiš um
get a shock
7. pp
hann er oršinn gamall
he is old
oršinn hlutur
fait accompli
nś oršiš
nowadays
klukkan er oršin sjö
it's turned seven
8. phrases
~ e-š į
do sth wrong
~ aš e-u
change into/turn into/become sth
verši ykkur aš góšu
bon appetit! please help yourselves!
~ af e-u
miss sth
žaš varš ekkert af žvķ
it fell through, it failed to materialize, it came to nothing
hvaš varš af honum?
where did he disappear to?
~ aftur śr
fall behind
~ fyrir e-u
experience sth
hann varš fyrir slysi
an accident happened to him
mér varš žaš fyrir
the first thing I did
~ til
come into being, be made
~ fyrri til
get in ahead, be first
e-š veršur ofan į
sth is decided
~ til e-s
be the cause of sth
~ undir
be defeated
~ undir bķl
be run over by a car
žaš varš śr
the outcome was
žaš varš ekkert śr žessu
nothing came of this
žaš varš ekkert śr honum
nothing became of him
~ śti
die from exposure
~ sér śti um e-š
get hold of sth
~ illa śti
get bad treatment
~ viš e-u
agree to sth
~ vel viš e-u
accept sth calmly
~ illt viš
get a shock

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