Old NorseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

þverr

  1. athwart, transverse
    Antonym: endilangr
  2. adverse, contrary
  3. cross, obstinate
    setja þvert nei fyrir
    to deny flatly
    ek vil þó eigi þvert taka, ef þér er lítit um
    I will not take it crossly, if it is not to thy mind

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: þver
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tverr
  • Norwegian Bokmål: tverr
  • Swedish: tvär

ReferencesEdit

  • þverr in Geir T. Zoëga, A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910