-óttur

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -óttr, from Proto-Germanic *-uhtaz; cognate with Faroese -utur and Norwegian -ôtt.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-óttur

  1. set with a pattern (of certain shapes) or characterized by a certain shape or feature (especially on the surface or in its texture, etc.)
    díll (spot) + ‎-óttur → ‎dílóttur (spotted)
  2. -shaped
    hnöttur (sphere) + ‎-óttur → ‎hnöttóttur (spherical)

Derived termsEdit

characterized by
-shaped