-þor

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See also: thor, Thor, Þór, and Þórr

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *-þrą, akin to Ancient Greek -τρον

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-þor n

  1. Instrumental suffix creating neuter nouns from verbs
    rōþor "instrument used for rowing, rudder"
    heaþor "restraint, confinement", from hæf, a derivative of hafenian "to hold, grasp"
  2. Suffix used to denote the agent or means by which an action is performed
    lēaþor "washing agent, soap, lather"
    ġealdor "magic charm, incantation, spell"

Declension[edit]