kambr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kambaz, whence also Old English camb (English comb), Old High German kamb (German Kamm). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵómbʰos ‎(tooth (animate)), whence also Ancient Greek γόμφος ‎(gómphos, peg), Lithuanian žam̃bas, Old Church Slavonic зѫбъ ‎(zǫbŭ, tooth), Russian зуб ‎(zub, tooth).

Noun[edit]

kambr m

  1. comb

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): kamb m
  • Swedish: kam c, kamb m (dialectal)