See also: gestr.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gastiz, whence come also Old English ġiest, Old High German gast, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

NounEdit

gestr m (genitive gests, plural gestir)

  1. guest

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: gestur
  • Faroese: gestur
  • Norwegian
  • Old Swedish: gæster
  • Old Danish: gæst
  • Middle English: gest

ReferencesEdit

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