spegill

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse spegill, from Latin speculum, via Middle Low German spegel. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ- (to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spegill m (genitive singular spegils, nominative plural speglar)

  1. mirror, looking glass

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin speculum, via Middle Low German spegel. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *speḱ- (to see).

Noun[edit]

spegill m (genitive spegils, plural speglar)

  1. mirror, looking glass Synonym: skuggsjá

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: spegill
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: spegel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: speil n
  • Swedish: spegel c
    • Finnish: peili
      • Ingrian: speili (from an early form)

References[edit]

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