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lofa

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See also lófa

Icelandic

Verb

lofa (+ accusative/+ dative) (lofaði)

  1. (accusative) to praise
    Hún lofaði nýju tæknina.
    She praised the new technology.
  2. (accusative) to allow somebody to do something, to permit something
    Lofðu mér að sjá!
    Let me see!
  3. (dative) to promise somebody something
    Lofaðu að hætta þessu!
    Promise to stop this!
    Ég lofaði henni boltanum.
    I promised her the ball.
    Ég lofaði að hann fengi nammi.
    I promised that she'd get some candy.

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