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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