vanr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wanaz (lacking, deficient, absent), from Proto-Indo-European *wāno- (wanting, lacking, deficient), from Proto-Indo-European *ewā-, *ew- (to be lacking, be empty). Cognate with Old English wan, won, Old Frisian wan, won, Old Saxon wan, Old High German wan, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌽𐍃 (wans).

Adjective[edit]

vanr (not comparable)

  1. lacking, wanting

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Old Danish: van
  • Swedish: van

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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