risi

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See also: rîsi and rīsi

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse risi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

risi m (genitive singular risa, plural risar)

  1. giant
  2. very tall and strong man

Declension[edit]

Declension of risi
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative risi risin risar risarnir
accusative risa risan risar risarnar
dative risa risanum risum risunum
genitive risa risans risa risanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse risi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

risi m (genitive singular risa, nominative plural risar)

  1. a giant

Declension[edit]


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

risi

  1. first-person singular past historic of ridere

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

rīsī

  1. nominative masculine plural of rīsus
  2. genitive masculine singular of rīsus
  3. genitive neuter singular of rīsus
  4. vocative masculine plural of rīsus

Verb[edit]

rīsī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of rīdeō

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *risiz. Cognate to German Riese and Dutch reus.

Noun[edit]

risi m (genitive risa, plural risar)

  1. (Norse mythology) A giant.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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