geirr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gaizaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰays- (pointed stick, spear). Cognate with Old English gār, Old Frisian gēr, Old Saxon gēr, Old High German gēr.

Noun[edit]

geirr m

  1. spear

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): geir m

References[edit]

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