innri

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a comparative form of the adverb inn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁en (in).

Adjective[edit]

innri (comparative innri, superlative innstr)

  1. (comparative) inner
    • fara hit innra
      to go by the inner road
  2. (superlative) innermost

Inflection[edit]

This word is one of a little handful of adjectives with defective inflection, existing only in the comparative and superlative forms.

Antonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: indre
  • Norwegian Bokmål: indre

References[edit]

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