FaroeseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fleiri

  1. more, comparative degree of nógvur (many)
  2. several, quite a lot, many

Usage notesEdit


IcelandicEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fleiri

  1. more (instances of something)

Usage notesEdit

  • Fleiri is used with countable words:
    fleiri kartöflurmore potatoes
    fleiri mennmore men
  • With uncountable words, meira should be used instead:
    meiri matmore food

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *flaizô. Related to Latin plūs.

AdjectiveEdit

fleiri (superlative flestr)

  1. comparative degree of margr
  2. more, most

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fleiri
  • Faroese: fleiri
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: fleire
  • Norwegian Bokmål: fler, flere
  • Old Swedish: flere
  • Danish: flere

ReferencesEdit

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