belti

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse belti, from Proto-Germanic *baltijaz (belt), an early borrowing of Latin balteus (girdle, sword belt), of Etruscan origin. Akin to Old English belt (belt), Old High German balz (belt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

belti n (genitive singular beltis, plural belti or beltir)

  1. belt

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative belti beltið belti(r) beltini
Accusative belti beltið belti(r) beltini
Dative belti belt(i)num beltum beltunum
Genitive beltis beltisins belta beltanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse belti, from Proto-Germanic *baltijaz (belt), an early borrowing of Latin balteus (girdle, sword belt), of Etruscan origin. Akin to Old English belt (belt), Old High German balz (belt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

belti n (genitive singular beltis, nominative plural belti)

  1. belt
  2. a girdle
    Synonym: mittisól
  3. a zone

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From belt +‎ -i.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

belti (feminine singular beltija, plural beltin)

  1. municipal, urban (pertaining to city)
  2. Vallettan (of or pertaining to Valletta, the capital of Malta)

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *baltiją, *baltijaz, from Latin balteus.

Noun[edit]

belti n (genitive beltis)

  1. belt

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: belti
  • Faroese: belti
  • Norwegian: belte
  • Old Swedish: bælte
  • Danish: belte

References[edit]

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