vestri

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vestri m (genitive singular vestra, nominative plural vestrar)

  1. western (film set in the American West)

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vestri (comparative, superlative vestastur)

  1. Alternative form of vestari

Inflection[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vestrī

  1. objective genitive plural of vōs
  2. genitive masculine singular of vester
  3. genitive neuter singular of vester
  4. nominative masculine plural of vester

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a comparative form of the adverb vestr.

Adjective[edit]

vestri (comparative vestri, superlative vestastr)

  1. (comparative) more westerly
  2. (superlative) most westerly
    • liggja þessi lǫnd vestust
      these lands lie westernmost

Inflection[edit]

This word is one of a little handful of adjectives with defective inflection, existing only in the comparative and superlative forms.

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: vestri
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: vestre

References[edit]

  • vestri in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • “vestri” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.