vegr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wegaz, whence also Old English weġ (English way), Old Saxon weg (Low German Weg), Old Dutch weg (Dutch weg), Old High German weg (modern German Weg), Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌲𐍃 (wigs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ-.

Noun[edit]

vegr m (genitive vegar or vegs, plural vegir or vegar)

  1. way, road
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: vegur
  • Faroese: vegur
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: veg
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: veg
  • Old Swedish: vægher
  • Danish: vej c
    • Norwegian Bokmål: vei m

References[edit]

  • vegr1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably related to vega (to weigh).

Noun[edit]

vegr m (genitive vegs)

  1. honour, distinction
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • vegr2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vegr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Etymology 3[edit]

Plural of vǫg f (lever).

Noun[edit]

vegr

  1. nominative and accusative plural indefinite of vǫg

References[edit]

  • vegr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.
  • vög in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.