øx

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *akwisī, from a Proto-Indo-European *h₂egʷs-ih₂- (axe), from *h₂eḱ- (sharp, pointed). Compare Old English æx (English axe), Old Frisian axa, Old Saxon akus (Low German Ax), Dutch aaks, Old High German ackus (German Axt), Gothic 𐌰𐌵𐌹𐌶𐌹 (aqizi).

Noun[edit]

øx f (genitive øxar or axar, dative øxi, plural øxar)

  1. axe

Descendants[edit]