FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse belti, from Proto-Germanic *baltijaz (belt), an early borrowing of Latin balteus (girdle, sword belt), of Etruscan origin. Akin to Old English belt (belt), Old High German balz (belt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

belti n (genitive singular beltis, plural belti or beltir)

  1. belt

DeclensionEdit

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative belti beltið belti(r) beltini
Accusative belti beltið belti(r) beltini
Dative belti belt(i)num beltum beltunum
Genitive beltis beltisins belta beltanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse belti, from Proto-Germanic *baltijaz (belt), an early borrowing of Latin balteus (girdle, sword belt), of Etruscan origin. Akin to Old English belt (belt), Old High German balz (belt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

belti n (genitive singular beltis, nominative plural belti)

  1. belt
  2. a girdle
    Synonym: mittisól
  3. a zone

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From belt +‎ -i.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

belti (feminine singular beltija, plural beltin)

  1. municipal, urban (pertaining to city)
  2. Vallettan (of or pertaining to Valletta, the capital of Malta)

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *baltiją, *baltijaz, from Latin balteus.

NounEdit

belti n (genitive beltis)

  1. belt

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: belti
  • Faroese: belti
  • Norwegian: belte
  • Old Swedish: bælte
  • Danish: belte

ReferencesEdit

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