Gegna (to hold) conjugation

Icelandic
11 examples
This verb can also mean the following: answer, obey

Conjugation of eiti

Ég
þú
hann/hún/það
við
þið
þeir/þær/þau
Present tense
gegni
I hold
gegnir
you hold
gegnir
he/she/it holds
gegnum
we hold
gegnið
you all hold
gegna
they hold
Past tense
gegndi
I held
gegndir
you held
gegndi
he/she/it held
gegndum
we held
gegnduð
you all held
gegndu
they held
Future tense
mun gegna
I will hold
munt gegna
you will hold
mun gegna
he/she/it will hold
munum gegna
we will hold
munuð gegna
you all will hold
munu gegna
they will hold
Conditional mood
mundi gegna
I would hold
mundir gegna
you would hold
mundi gegna
he/she/it would hold
mundum gegna
we would hold
munduð gegna
you all would hold
mundu gegna
they would hold
Ég
þú
hann/hún/það
við
þið
þeir/þær/þau
Present continuous tense
er að gegna
I am holding
ert að gegna
you are holding
er að gegna
he/she/it is holding
erum að gegna
we are holding
eruð að gegna
you all are holding
eru að gegna
they are holding
Past continuous tense
var að gegna
I was holding
varst að gegna
you were holding
var að gegna
he/she/it was holding
vorum að gegna
we were holding
voruð að gegna
you all were holding
voru að gegna
they were holding
Future continuous tense
mun vera að gegna
I will be holding
munt vera að gegna
you will be holding
mun vera að gegna
he/she/it will be holding
munum vera að gegna
we will be holding
munuð vera að gegna
you all will be holding
munu vera að gegna
they will be holding
Present perfect tense
hef gegnt
I have held
hefur gegnt
you have held
hefur gegnt
he/she/it has held
höfum gegnt
we have held
hafið gegnt
you all have held
hafa gegnt
they have held
Ég
þú
hann/hún/það
við
þið
þeir/þær/þau
Past perfect tense
hafði gegnt
I had held
hafðir gegnt
you had held
hafði gegnt
he/she/it had held
höfðum gegnt
we had held
höfðuð gegnt
you all had held
höfðu gegnt
they had held
Future perf.
mun hafa gegnt
I will have held
munt hafa gegnt
you will have held
mun hafa gegnt
he/she/it will have held
munum hafa gegnt
we will have held
munuð hafa gegnt
you all will have held
munu hafa gegnt
they will have held
Conditional perfect mood
mundi hafa gegnt
I would have held
mundir hafa gegnt
you would have held
mundi hafa gegnt
he/she/it would have held
mundum hafa gegnt
we would have held
munduð hafa gegnt
you all would have held
mundu hafa gegnt
they would have held
Imperative mood
-
gegn
hold
-
-
gegnið
hold
-

Examples of gegna

Example in IcelandicTranslation in English
Ég var bara strákur, en myndin af föður mínum faðmandi konuna sem hann elskaði í síðasta skipti hefur verið með mér gegnum árin. það er alltaf undrunarefni hversu lítill hluti af lífinu eru mikilvæg augnabli.I was only a boy, but the image of my father holding the woman he loved for the last time has remained with me throughout the years. It is always surprising how small a part of life is taken up by meaningful moments.
Þegar sýran étur sig í gegnum vírinn sem heldur skotpinnanum, ja, þá viltu vera einhvers staðar langt í burtu.When the acid eats through the wire holding back the firing pin, well... you'll wanna be very far away.
Hvers konar brúðarmær væri ég ef ég styddi þig ekki í gegnum skilnaðinn.What bridesmaid would I be if I didn't hold your hand during the divorce?
Ég get ekki haldið niðri í mér andanum alla leið í gegnum bæinn.I can't hold my breath the whole way through town.
Í fjađrafokinu í kringum ásakanir gegn Eloy Agustin í síđustu viku... kusu hluthafar Intertel einrķma ađ selja fyrirtækiđ til Manuel Pla.Intertel stockholders voted unanimously to sell their company to Manuel Pla.
Ja?arhlífin heldur ekki gegn ?essu.The perimeter shields won't hold against that.
Notið þið þessi vopn gegn þeim sem gæta laganna?You'd use these weapons against men and women who uphold the law?
Í fjaðrafokinu í kringum ásakanir gegn Eloy Agustin í síðustu viku... kusu hluthafar Intertel einróma að selja fyrirtækið til Manuel Pla.In the furore following the allegations surrounding Eloy Agustin last week... Intertel stockholders voted unanimously to sell their company to Manuel Pla.
Frá Hartsdale, ekki nota það gegn mér.Raised in Hartsdale, but don't hold that against me.
Maður sem missir embætti sem hann hefur gegnt lengi finnst sem samfélagið hafi snúið baki við honum og hæðist að honum.A man who gets beat out of an office he's held for a long time... ...feels his community has deserted him. The finger of scorn is pointed at him.
Mađur sem missir embætti sem hann hefur gegnt lengi finnst sem samfélagiđ hafi snúiđ baki viđ honum og hæđist ađ honum.A man gets beat out of an office he's held for a long time... he feels his community has deserted him. The finger of scorn is pointed at him.

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