stórr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stōraz, whence also Old English stōr, Old Saxon stōri. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *stā-r-, compare Pashto ستر (stër) ("large"), Lithuanian stóras, Old Church Slavonic старъ (starŭ) ("old"), Russian старый (stáryj) ("old").

Adjective[edit]

stórr (comparative stœrri, superlative stœrstr)

  1. big, large, tall, great

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): stor
  • Swedish: stor