lauss

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Icelandic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lauss

  1. masculine singular genitive of laus
  2. neuter singular genitive of laus

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lausaz, whence also Old English lēas, Old High German lōs; from Proto-Indo-European *lewH-, *lū- (to untie, set free, separate), whence also Ancient Greek λύω (lúō).

Adjective[edit]

lauss (comparative lausari, superlative lausastr)

  1. loose

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: løs
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: laus
  • Swedish: lös