kviðr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwidiz, related to kveða. Note the jump from i-stem to u-stem.

Noun[edit]

kviðr m (genitive kviðar, plural kviðir)

  1. verdict
  2. inquest, jury
  3. saying, word
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kweþuz.

Noun[edit]

kviðr m (genitive kviðar, plural kviðir)

  1. belly, stomach
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: kviður
  • Faroese: kviður
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