nǫkkviðr

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare). Germanic cognates include Old English nacod (English naked), Old Frisian naked, Old Dutch nakot (Dutch naakt), Old High German nackut (German nackt), Gothic 𐌽𐌰𐌵𐌰𐌸𐍃 (naqaþs). Non-Germanic cognates include Old Church Slavonic нагъ (nagŭ) ( > Russian наго́й (nagój)), Sanskrit नग्न (nagna), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬕𐬥𐬀 (maġna), Latin nūdus, Ancient Greek γυμνός (gumnós).

Adjective[edit]

nǫkkviðr

  1. naked

Descendants[edit]

(from nakinn)