stórr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stōraz, whence also Old English stōr, Old Saxon stōri. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-r-, Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-ro-. Compare Pashto ستر(stër, large), Lithuanian stóras, Old Church Slavonic старъ (starŭ, old), Russian ста́рый (stáryj, old).

Adjective[edit]

stórr (comparative stœrri, superlative stœrstr)

  1. big, large, tall, great

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: stor
  • Faroese: stórur
  • Icelandic: stór