nábúi

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nábúi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nábúi m (genitive singular nábúa, nominative plural nábúar)

  1. neighbour

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ná- (near) +‎ búi (dweller, inhabitant, resident). Compare Old Saxon nāhbūr (Low German nabur), Old English nēahġebūr (whence English neighbour), Dutch nabuur, Old High German nāhgibūr (German Nachbar), all from the earlier Proto-Germanic *nēhwagaburô.

Noun[edit]

nábúi m

  1. neighbour
    Synonym: granni

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Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: nábúi
  • Faroese: nábúgvi
  • Old Swedish: nābōe, nābō
  • Danish: nabo
    • Norwegian Bokmål: nabo
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: nabo
  • Scottish Gaelic: nàbaidh

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