gletta

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *glenta, *gletta, from Proto-Germanic *glentaną (to slide; glide), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰlend- (to shine; sparkle; look).[1]

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Noun[edit]

gletta f (genitive singular glettu, nominative plural glettur)

  1. prank

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  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius, Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, 1959, page 1221