leggr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[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. leg, stem

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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