hundr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hundaz, whence also Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, and Old Dutch hund, Old High German hunt, Gothic 𐌷𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃 ‎(hunds). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ ‎(dog).

Noun[edit]

hundr m (genitive hunds, plural hundar)

  1. a dog

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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