Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Norse *-uhtaʀ[1] from Proto-Germanic *-uhtaz.

SuffixEdit

-óttr

  1. suffix used to create adjectives, meaning more or less the same as -igr and -ugr
    frekna (freckle) + ‎-óttr → ‎freknóttr (freckly, freckled, having freckles)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: -óttur
  • Faroese: -utur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: -ete, -et, -ut
  • Norwegian Bokmål: -et, -ete
  • Swedish: -ad, -t
  • Danish: -et
  • Westrobothnian: -ut, -øt, -at

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ragnvald Iversen, Norrøn grammatikk, sjette rev. utgave 1961; page 210