konungr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kuningaz (king). Cognate with Old English cyning (English king), Old High German kuning.

Noun[edit]

konungr m

  1. king

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: konge c (perhaps from Old Norse kongr)
  • Icelandic: konungur m, — kóngur m (perhaps from kongr)
  • Norwegian: konge m or c (perhaps from kongr)
  • Swedish: konung c, — kung c (perhaps from kongr)
  • Estonian and Finnish: kuningas (early borrowing, although probably from Proto-Germanic *kuningaz, not directly from konungr)