See also: laus and Laus

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse -lauss, from Proto-Germanic *-lausaz, from *lausaz (loose, free). Cognate with Danish -løs, Norwegian Nynorsk -laus, Swedish -lös, English -less and German -los.

Suffix edit

-laus (feminine -laus, neuter -laust, comparative -lausari, superlative -lausastur)

  1. -less, free of something

Usage notes edit

  • The suffix -laus is most often used combined with a genitive form or the stem of a word, meaning "free of something" e.g.:
    genitive of heili (a brain) and -lausheila (of a brain) and -lausheilalaus (brainless)

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