gestr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gastiz, whence also Old English ġiest, Old High German gast, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

Noun[edit]

gestr m (genitive gests, plural gestir)

  1. guest

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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