Rootsi

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See also: Roodsi and Ruotsi

Estonian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish *roþs- (related to rowing); related to Old Norse Roþrslandi (the land of rowing), older name of Roslagen, where the Finns and Swedes first met, from roðr (steering oar), from Proto-Germanic *rōþrą (rudder), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁- (to row). Cognate to Finnish Ruotsi, Livvi Ruočči (Finland), Ludian ruoťš́ (Finland, Sweden, a Finn, a Lutheran).

Proper noun[edit]

Rootsi

  1. Sweden
  2. Rootsi (the name of some villages in Estonia)

Declension[edit]