sleppa III “slide, slip”

“escape; fail”

intransitive

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek slepp 1pl vér sleppum 1sg ek sleppa 1pl vér sleppim
2sg þú sleppr 2pl þér sleppið 2sg þú sleppir 2pl þér sleppið
3sg hon sleppr 3pl þau sleppa 3sg hon sleppi 3pl þau sleppi
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek slapp 1pl vér sluppum 1sg ek slyppa 1pl vér slyppim
2sg þú slappt 2pl þér sluppuð 2sg þú slyppir 2pl þér slyppið
3sg hon slapp 3pl þau sluppu 3sg hon slyppi 3pl þau slyppi
preterite infinitive sluppu
past participle f. sloppin m. sloppinn n. sloppit
imperative 2sg slepp 1pl sleppum 2pl sleppið
middle voice: sleppask
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek sleppumk 1pl vér sleppumk 1sg ek sleppumk 1pl vér sleppimk
2sg þú sleppsk 2pl þér sleppizk 2sg þú sleppisk 2pl þér sleppizk
3sg hon sleppsk 3pl þau sleppask 3sg hon sleppisk 3pl þau sleppisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek sluppumk 1pl vér sluppumk 1sg ek slyppumk 1pl vér slyppimk
2sg þú slappzk 2pl þér sluppuzk 2sg þú slyppisk 2pl þér slyppizk
3sg hon slappsk 3pl þau sluppusk 3sg hon slyppisk 3pl þau slyppisk
past participle n. sloppizk
imperative 2sg sleppsk 1pl sleppumk 2pl sleppizk

PG *slempaną, OE gelimpan III “happen.” Connection with ME slippen, MnE slip (from Dutch or Low German) contested.

regressive assimilation

Corpus search: present active / preterite active / present reflexive / preterite reflexive

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