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þræll

See also: træll

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þræll, from Proto-Germanic *þragilaz, *þrahilaz, *þrēhilaz, cognate with Old High German drigil (servant) and Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þragjan, to run). From the root *þreh-, *þreg-, *þrag- ‘to run’, from Proto-Indo-European *trāgʰ- (pull, drag, race, run).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

þræll m (genitive singular þræls, nominative plural þrælar)

  1. a slave

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þragilaz, *þrahilaz, *þrēhilaz, cognate with Old High German drigil (servant) and Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þragjan, to run). From the root *þreh-, *þreg-, *þrag- ‘to run’, from Proto-Indo-European *trāgʰ- (pull, drag, race, run).

NounEdit

þræll m (genitive þræls, plural þrælar)

  1. slave

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit