ýtri

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a comparative of the adverb út.

Adjective[edit]

ýtri (comparative ýtri, superlative ýztr)

  1. (comparative degree) outer
  2. (superlative degree) outmost

Inflection[edit]

This word is one of a little handful of adjectives with defective inflection, existing only in the comparative and superlative forms.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ytre
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ytre
  • Swedish: yttre
  • Danish: ydre

References[edit]

  • ýtri in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press