vængr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Possibly from Proto-Germanic *wēngijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- (to blow), thus related to vindr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vængr m (genitive vængjar, plural vængir)

  1. wing

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Elfdalian: waingg
  • Faroese: vongur
  • Gutnish: vängg
  • Icelandic: vængur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: veng
  • Westrobothnian: vaingj