eldr

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ailidaz.

Noun[edit]

eldr m (genitive elds, plural eldar)

  1. fire

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: eldur
  • Faroese: eldur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: eld
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ild
  • Old Swedish: elder
  • Old Danish: eld
    • Danish: ild
      • → North Frisian: iilj
  • Elfdalian: jäld
  • Gutnish: eld, ild
  • Scanian: élð, ílð
  • Westrobothnian: el, il

References[edit]

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