auður

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse auðr (desolate), from Proto-Germanic *auþaz whence also Faroese eyður, Norwegian aud and ød, Danish ød, Swedish öd. Cognate with Old English ēaþ, īeþe, and Old High German ōdi.

Adjective[edit]

auður (comparative auðari, superlative auðastur)

  1. empty
    Húsið var autt.
    The house was empty.
  2. desolate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse auðr, from Proto-Germanic *audaz whence also Faroese eyður. Cognate with Old Saxon ōd; Old English ēad (happiness); Old High German ōt.

Noun[edit]

auður m (genitive singular auðs, no plural)

  1. wealth, riches
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