saðr

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See also: Sadr and SADR

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sadaz, whence also Old English sæd, Old Frisian sed, Old Saxon sad, Old High German sat, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌸𐍃 (saþs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂-.

Adjective[edit]

saðr

  1. sated
Related terms[edit]
  • seðja (satisfy, satiate)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sanþaz Proto-Indo-European *h₁s-ónt-s (being, existing), present participle of *h₁es- (to be, exist).

The change -nnr > -ðr is regular. Confer with maðr.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saðr (comparative sannari, superlative sannastr)

  1. true
  2. meet, proper
  3. (with at + dative) convicted of, guilty of
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • sanna (to affirm, prove)
  • syn f (denial)
  • synd f (sin)
  • vera (to be)

References[edit]

  • saðr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.
  • sannr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.