sjau

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sebun (whence also Old English seofon, Old High German sibun, Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐌱𐌿𐌽 ‎(sibun)), from earlier *sebunt, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

Numeral[edit]

sjau

  1. (cardinal) seven

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: sju, syv
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sju, sjau (dialectal)
  • Swedish: sju (Old Swedish siu)