andsvar

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

andsvar n (definite singular andsvaret, indefinite plural andsvar, definite plural andsvari)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 1917; superseded by ansvar

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *andaswarō f. Corresponds to and- +‎ svar.

NounEdit

andsvar n (genitive andsvars, plural andsvǫr)

  1. answer, reply, decision

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: ansvar
  • Faroese: andsvar
  • Icelandic: andsvar, ans
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ansvar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ansvar
  • Swedish: ansvar

ReferencesEdit

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