How to say play in Icelandic pleɪ

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skemmtun, leikur

play(noun)

recreation; amusement

A person must have time for both work and play.

leika (sér)

play(verb)

to amuse oneself

The child is playing in the garden; He is playing with his toys; The little girl wants to play with her friends.

leikrit

play(noun)

an acted story; a drama

Shakespeare wrote many great plays.

leika, takaþátt í

play(verb)

to take part in (games etc)

He plays football; He is playing in goal; Here's a pack of cards; – who wants to play (with me)?; I'm playing golf with him this evening.

leikur

play(noun)

the playing of a game

At the start of today's play, England was leading India by fifteen runs.

leika

play(verb)

to act in a play etc; to act (a character)

She's playing Lady Macbeth; The company is playing in London this week.

hlaup

play(noun)

freedom of movement (eg in part of a machine).

vera sÿndur

play(verb)

(of a play etc) to be performed

`Oklahoma' is playing at the local theatre.

leika/spilaá

play(verb)

to (be able to) perform on (a musical instrument)

She plays the piano; Who was playing the piano this morning?; He plays (the oboe) in an orchestra.

leikaá, plata

play(verb)

(usually with on ) to carry out or do (a trick)

He played a trick on me.

leika gegn

play(verb)

(usually with at ) to compete against (someone) in a game etc

I'll play you at tennis.

leika um

play(verb)

(of light) to pass with a flickering movement

The firelight played across the ceiling.

beina að

play(verb)

to direct (over or towards something)

The firemen played their hoses over the burning house.

leikaút

play(verb)

to put down or produce (a playing-card) as part of a card game

He played the seven of hearts.


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