strangr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *strangaz, whence also Old Saxon and Old English strang, Old High German strengi, strangi. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *streng-, *strenk- (taut, stiff, tight).

Adjective[edit]

strangr

  1. severe

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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