sigr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *segaz. Compare Old English siġe, sigor, Old Saxon sigi, Old High German sigu, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌲𐌹𐍃 (sigis).

Noun[edit]

sigr m (genitive sigrs or sigrar, plural sigrar or sigrir)

  1. victory

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: sigur
  • Faroese: sigur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: siger
  • Old Swedish: sigher
  • Old Danish: sighær

References[edit]

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