góðr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gōdaz, whence also Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Old English gōd, Old High German and Old Dutch guot, Gothic 𐌲𐍉𐌸𐍃 (gōþs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰedʰ-.

Adjective[edit]

góðr (comparative betri, superlative beztr)

  1. good, righteous
  2. good, honest, true
    góðir vinir — good friends
  3. kind
    góð orð — good, kind word(s)
  4. good, gifted
    gott skáld — a good poet
  5. goodly, fine

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