finna III “(seek to) find”

“notice; be, exist; invent, discover; meet; pay”

transitive/impersonal transitive (acc)

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek finn 1pl vér finnum 1sg ek finna 1pl vér finnim
2sg þú finnr 2pl þér finnið 2sg þú finnir 2pl þér finnið
3sg hon finnr 3pl þau finna 3sg hon finni 3pl þau finni
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek fann 1pl vér fundum 1sg ek fynda 1pl vér fyndim
2sg þú fannt 2pl þér funduð 2sg þú fyndir 2pl þér fyndið
3sg hon fann 3pl þau fundu 3sg hon fyndi 3pl þau fyndi
preterite infinitive fundu
past participle f. fundin m. fundinn n. fundit
imperative 2sg finn 1pl finnum 2pl finnið
middle voice: finnask “exist, occur; be found; meet”
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek finnumk 1pl vér finnumk 1sg ek finnumk 1pl vér finnimk
2sg þú finnsk 2pl þér finnizk 2sg þú finnisk 2pl þér finnizk
3sg hon finnsk 3pl þau finnask 3sg hon finnisk 3pl þau finnisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek fundumk 1pl vér fundumk 1sg ek fyndumk 1pl vér fyndimk
2sg þú fannzk 2pl þér funduzk 2sg þú fyndisk 2pl þér fyndizk
3sg hon fannsk 3pl þau fundusk 3sg hon fyndisk 3pl þau fyndisk
past participle n. fundizk
imperative 2sg finnsk 1pl finnumk 2pl finnizk

PG *finþaną, OE findan III, ME fīnden, MnE find, Dutch vinden, German finden. Inflected variants include 2/3sg finn and fiþr, preterite plural funnum, participle funninn, fynninn.

progressive assimilation  ·  consonant clusters

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