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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse betri, from Proto-Germanic *batizô.

AdjectiveEdit

betri

  1. better. comparative degree of góður

IcelandicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse betri, from Proto-Germanic *batizô.

AdjectiveEdit

betri

better

AnagramsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *batizô. Compare Old English betera (English better), Old Frisian betera (West Frisian better), Old Saxon betiro (Low German beter), Dutch beter, Old High German bezziro (German besser), Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍄𐌹𐌶𐌰 (batiza).

AdjectiveEdit

betri

  1. better- comparative degree of góðr

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: bedre
  • Faroese: betri
  • Icelandic: betri
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bedre (Bokmål), betre (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: bättre

ReferencesEdit

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

SwahiliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English battery.

NounEdit

betri (n class, plural betri)

  1. battery (device storing electricity)

Further readingEdit

  • betri in Swahili Oxford Living Dictionaries, Oxford University Press

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English battery.

NounEdit

betri

  1. battery (clarification of this definition is needed)