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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þeyr. Cognate with Faroese toyggjur, Norwegian tøyr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

þeyr m (genitive singular þeys, no plural)

  1. thaw (warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is frozen)
    Synonyms: hláka, þíða, bloti

DeclensionEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

DeterminerEdit

þeyr

  1. Alternative form of þeir

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

þeyr m (genitive þeys, plural þeyir)

  1. thaw

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • þá f (thawed ground)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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