þrettán

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrettán, from Proto-Germanic *þritehun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Cardinal number[edit]

þrettán

  1. thirteen; the cardinal number after tólf and before fjórtán.
    Það eru þrettán jólasveinar í íslenskum þjóðsögum.
    There are thirteen Yule Lads in the Icelandic legends.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þritehun. Compare Old Saxon thriutein, Old Frisian thretīne, Old English þreotīene, Old High German drīzehan, Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿𐌽 (þritaihun).

Cardinal number[edit]

þrettán

  1. thirteen

Descendants[edit]