annars

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse annars.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

annars

  1. or else, otherwise
    Ef ég hef einhvern pening þá getum við farið út að borða, annars borðum við bara heima.
    If I have any cash we can eat out, otherwise we'll just eat at home.
  2. by the way
    Hey, veistu annars hvað hún heitir?
    By the way, do you know her name?

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse annars.

Adverb[edit]

annars

  1. or else

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive singular of annarr.

Adjective[edit]

  1. genitive singular of annarr

Adverb[edit]

annars (not comparable)

  1. otherwise, else, or else

References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

annars (not comparable)

  1. otherwise, or else

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive of æænn.

Pronoun[edit]

annars

  1. belonging to the other
    Kórven ruuv allti stor i annars gryt
    “The sausage always looks big in someone else's pot” (proverb.)

Adjective[edit]

annars

  1. different

Adverb[edit]

annars

  1. differently