jór

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See also: jor, JOR, Jor., and jór-

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₁eḱ-

From Old Norse jór, from Proto-Germanic *ehwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos ‎(horse).

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Noun[edit]

jór m

  1. (poetic) horse

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₁eḱ-

From Proto-Germanic *ehwaz, whence also Old Saxon ehu, Old English eoh, Old High German ehu, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍈𐍃 ‎(aihws). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos ‎(horse), whence also Latin equus, Ancient Greek ἵππος ‎(híppos) Old Irish ech (Irish each), Tocharian A yuk, Tocharian B yakwe, Avestan aspa-, Proto-Baltic *ečwā- (Lithuanian ašvà), Sanskrit अश्व ‎(áśva).

Noun[edit]

jór m

  1. (poetic) horse, stallion

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