gymbr

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gimrį̄ (a yearling ewe-lamb), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰyem- (winter).

Noun[edit]

gymbr f (genitive gymbrar)

  1. ewe-lamb

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: gimbur
  • Faroese: gimbur
  • Norwegian: gimmer
  • Swedish: gimber, gimmer

References[edit]

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