hrífa I “grasp”

“scratch; succeed”

transitive (dat)/impersonal intransitive

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek hríf 1pl vér hrífum 1sg ek hrífa 1pl vér hrífim
2sg þú hrífr 2pl þér hrífið 2sg þú hrífir 2pl þér hrífið
3sg hon hrífr 3pl þau hrífa 3sg hon hrífi 3pl þau hrífi
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek hreif 1pl vér hrifum 1sg ek hrifa 1pl vér hrifim
2sg þú hreift 2pl þér hrifuð 2sg þú hrifir 2pl þér hrifið
3sg hon hreif 3pl þau hrifu 3sg hon hrifi 3pl þau hrifi
preterite infinitive hrifu
past participle f. hrifin m. hrifinn n. hrifit
imperative 2sg hríf 1pl hrífum 2pl hrífið
middle voice: hrífask
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek hrífumk 1pl vér hrífumk 1sg ek hrífumk 1pl vér hrífimk
2sg þú hrífsk 2pl þér hrífizk 2sg þú hrífisk 2pl þér hrífizk
3sg hon hrífsk 3pl þau hrífask 3sg hon hrífisk 3pl þau hrífisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek hrifumk 1pl vér hrifumk 1sg ek hrifumk 1pl vér hrifimk
2sg þú hreifzk 2pl þér hrifuzk 2sg þú hrifisk 2pl þér hrifizk
3sg hon hreifsk 3pl þau hrifusk 3sg hon hrifisk 3pl þau hrifisk
past participle n. hrifizk
imperative 2sg hrífsk 1pl hrífumk 2pl hrífizk

PG *hrīfaną, weak OE gehrīfnian 2 “? tear.” Cf. rífa I “tear, pluck” and hreifi “wrist.”

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