alf

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See also: Alf, ALF, and älf

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alf c (singular definite alfen, plural indefinite alfer)

  1. fairy
  2. elf

Derived terms[edit]

Inflection[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alf m

  1. elf

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun[edit]

alf c

  1. an elf; Alternative spelling of alv.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word alf (alfven, alfver) turned into alv (alven, alver) in the 1906 spelling reform. Somehow, the old form also lives on, but now with different inflected forms.

West Frisian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

alf

  1. eleven