leggr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lagjaz (leg, thigh), from Proto-Indo-European *(ǝ)lak-, *lēk- (leg, the main muscle of the arm or leg). Cognate with Lombardic lagi (thigh).

Noun[edit]

leggr m (genitive leggjar, plural leggir)

  1. (anatomy) leg, stem
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

leggr

  1. second/third-person singular present indicative active of leggja

References[edit]

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