Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *alþizô, comparative of *aldaz. See also ellztr.

AdjectiveEdit

ellri

  1. comparative degree of gamall

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: eldri
  • Faroese: eldri
  • Norwegian: eldre
  • Old Swedish: ældre
  • Danish: ældre

ReferencesEdit

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