völter

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse valtr (easily upset, unstable, unsteady,) from Proto-Germanic *waltaz (changing; unstable,) from Proto-Indo-European *wel- (to turn; wind; twist.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

völter

  1. Ungainly, which easily falls.

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Larsson, Evert, Söderström, Sven, 1979, 1980, “volter a. vö´lter”, in Hössjömålet : ordbok över en sydvästerbottnisk dialekt [The Hössjö speech: dictionary of a southern Westrobothnian dialect] (in Swedish) →ISBN, page 214