vargr

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Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wargaz, from Proto-Indo-European *werǵʰ-. Compare Old English wearh, wearg.

Noun[edit]

vargr m

  1. wolf
  2. evildoer
  3. destroyer

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: vargur
  • Faroese: vargur
  • Norn: varg
  • Norwegian:
    Norwegian Bokmål: varg
    Norwegian Nynorsk: varg
  • Elfdalian: warg
  • Westrobothnian: gvarj, wærg, wåri
  • Old Swedish: vargher
  • Danish: varg
  • English: warg

References[edit]

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