armr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *armaz, whence also Old English arm, Old High German arm.

Noun[edit]

armr m

  1. arm
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: armur
  • Faroese: armur
  • Norwegian: arm
  • Old Swedish: armber
  • Danish: arm
  • Gutnish: arm, harm
  • Westrobothnian: arm, ærm, ärm

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *armaz.

Adjective[edit]

armr (comparative armari, superlative armastr)

  1. poor, unhappy
  2. wretched, wicked
    hin arma kerlingin
    the wicked old woman
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References[edit]

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