svima IV “swim”

“stray; wallow”

intransitive

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek svim 1pl vér svimum 1sg ek svima 1pl vér svimim
2sg þú svimr 2pl þér svimið 2sg þú svimir 2pl þér svimið
3sg hon svimr 3pl þau svima 3sg hon svimi 3pl þau svimi
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek svam 1pl vér svámum 1sg ek svæma 1pl vér svæmim
2sg þú svamt 2pl þér svámuð 2sg þú svæmir 2pl þér svæmið
3sg hon svam 3pl þau svámu 3sg hon svæmi 3pl þau svæmi
preterite infinitive svámu
past participle f. sumin m. suminn n. sumit
imperative 2sg svim 1pl svimum 2pl svimið

PG *swimmaną, OE swimman III, ME swimmen, MnE swim, Dutch zwemmen, German schwimmen. Lexical variant symja; participial variant sviminn. Also occurs as svimma III and class 2 weak svima; shares a root with weak synda 1 “swim.”

semivowel loss

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