-laus

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Icelandic[edit]

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-laus (feminine -laus, neuter -laust, comparative -lausari, superlative -lausastur)

  1. -less, free of something

Usage notes[edit]

  • The suffix -laus is most often used combined with a genitive form or the stem of a word, meaning "free of something" e.g.:
    genitive of heili (a brain) and -lausheila (of a brain) and -lausheilalaus (brainless)

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Suffix version of laus (loose), from Old Norse lauss, from Proto-Germanic *lausaz.

Suffix[edit]

-laus (neuter -laust)

  1. -less, free of something, lacking something

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