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]

annars

  1. masculine/neuter 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

Anagrams[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive of æænn.

Pronoun[edit]

annars

  1. Belonging to the other.[1]
    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. Otherwise.[2]
  2. Differently.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rietz, Johan Ernst, “annars”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 682
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lindgren, J. V., “annars adv.”, in Orbok över Burträskmålet, page 4