suðr

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sunþrą, whence also Old English sūþ, Old High German sunt.

Noun[edit]

suðr n

  1. south

Adverb[edit]

suðr

  1. southern
  2. southwards

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: suður
  • Faroese: suður
  • Norn: sud
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sud, sør (vowel from syðri)
  • Norwegian: (dialectal) su, sỳ, sỳr, sỳd,
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sør
  • Old Swedish: sudher
    • Swedish: söder, syd (influenced by Dutch or Low German)
  • Danish: syd
    • Norwegian Bokmål: syd
  • Gutnish: sudar, sudur
  • Westrobothnian: , sør-

Adverb[edit]

suðr

  1. south, southwards
    • suðr ríða
      to ride south
  2. in the south

References[edit]

  • suðr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.