Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þunguz, from Proto-Indo-European *téngʰus, akin to Proto-Slavic *tęžьkъ (compare Serbo-Croatian težak) and Lithuanian tingus. All from Proto-Indo-European *tengʰ-.

AdjectiveEdit

þungr (comparative þyngri, superlative þyngstr)

  1. heavy

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: tung
  • Faroese: tungur
  • Icelandic: þungur
  • Norwegian (bokmål): tung
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): tung
  • Swedish: tung
  • Westrobothnian: tong

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