vágr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old English wæg. Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wēgaz.

Noun[edit]

vágr m (genitive vágs, plural vágar)

  1. ocean, sea
  2. inlet, bay
    • 13th century, Jómsvíkinga saga:
      Þeir Jómsvíkingar sjá nú at vágrinn er allr þakiðr af skipum.
      The Jomsvikings saw then that the bay was full of ships.

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References[edit]

  • Leiv Heggstad, Gamalnorsk ordbok med nynorsk tyding (Det Norske Samlaget, 1930)