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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse elri, ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Norwegian older, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

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NounEdit

elri n (genitive singular elris, plural elri)

  1. alder

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DeclensionEdit

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative elri elrið elri(r) elrini
Accusative elri elrið elri(r) elrini
Dative elri elr(i)num elrum elrunum
Genitive elris elrisins elra elranna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse elri, ǫlr (compare Faroese elri, Norwegian older, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elri n (genitive singular elris, no plural)

  1. alder

DeclensionEdit