ó-

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ó-, ú-, from Proto-Germanic *un-, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-, a prefix use of the particle *ne (not). In Faroese this changed very early from ú- to ó-.

Cognate with Old English un- (English un-) Old Saxon un-, Dutch on-, Old High German un- (German un-, Swedish o-, Norwegian u), and Gothic 𐌿𐌽- (un-). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek α- (a-), αν- (an-), Latin in-, and Old Irish in-.

Prefix[edit]

ó-

  1. un-

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ó-, ú-, from Proto-Germanic *un-, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-, a prefix use of the particle *ne (not). In Icelandic this changed very early from ú- to ó-.

Cognate with Old English un- (English un-) Old Saxon un-, Dutch on-, Old High German un- (German un-, Swedish o-, Norwegian u), and Gothic 𐌿𐌽- (un-). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek α- (a-), αν- (an-), Latin in-, and Old Irish in-.

Prefix[edit]

ó-

  1. un-, non-, in-
    ó- + ‎friður (peace) → ‎ófriður (war)
    ó- + ‎heppni (luck) → ‎óheppni (bad luck)
    ó- + ‎þekkur (well-behaved) → ‎óþekkur (naughty)
    ó- + ‎happ (a stroke of luck) → ‎óhapp (accident)
    ó- + ‎samlína (collinear) → ‎ósamlína (noncollinear)

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