niðji

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse niðr (a son; any kinsman; a descendant) whence niðjungr (a son, a relative).

NounEdit

niðji m (genitive singular niðja, nominative plural niðjar)

  1. (poetic) a descendant

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • niðjar (issue)
  • niðjatal
  • ættmenni að niðjatali (relatives in the descending line)

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 29 December 2012, at 22:19