dimmr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dimmaz ‎(dark), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰem- ‎(to whisk, smoke, blow; dust, haze, cloud; obscure).
Compare English dim.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈdimːr̩/

Adjective[edit]

dimmr

  1. dark, gloomy

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: dim

References[edit]

  • Entry "dimmr" on page 88 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).