sveiti

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sveiti, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, *swaitô, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd-, *sweyd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sveiti m (genitive singular sveita, no plural)

  1. (archaic) sweat

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swait-, *swaitô, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (to sweat), *sweyd-. Compare Old Saxon swēt, Old English swāt, Old High German sweiz.

Noun[edit]

sveiti m

  1. sweat

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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