The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: gata

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Entry definition

gata pronunciation
  • /ˈkaːta/
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etymology 1 From Old Norse gata, from Proto-Germanic *gatwǭ.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. street, road
etymology 2 From gat.
verb: {{is-verb-weak}}
  1. (transitive) to pierce through
  2. (transitive) specifically, to punch a hole in (using a perforator)
  3. (intransitive, informal) to be stump (be unable to answer a question)

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