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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse annars.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

annars

  1. or else, otherwise
    Ef ég hef einhvern pening þá getum við farið út að borða, annars borðum við bara heima.
    If I have any cash we can eat out, otherwise we'll just eat at home.
  2. by the way
    Hey, veistu annars hvað hún heitir?
    By the way, do you know her name?

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse annars.

AdverbEdit

annars

  1. or else

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Genitive singular of annarr.

AdjectiveEdit

  1. genitive singular of annarr

AdverbEdit

annars (not comparable)

  1. otherwise, else, or else

ReferencesEdit

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

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

annars (not comparable)

  1. otherwise, or else

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Genitive of æænn.

PronounEdit

annars

  1. belonging to the other
    Kórven ruuv allti stor i annars gryt
    “The sausage always looks big in someone else's pot” (proverb.)

AdjectiveEdit

annars

  1. different

AdverbEdit

annars

  1. differently