elri

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elri, ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Norwegian older, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elri n (genitive singular elris, plural elri)

  1. alder

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative elri elrið elri(r) elrini
Accusative elri elrið elri(r) elrini
Dative elri elr(i)num elrum elrunum
Genitive elris elrisins elra elranna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elri, ǫlr (compare Faroese elri, Norwegian older, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elri n (genitive singular elris, no plural)

  1. alder
    Synonym: ölur

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From some variant of Proto-Germanic *alizō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élis- (alder).

Noun[edit]

elri n (genitive elris)

  1. alder (tree)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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