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AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *geli-, *glī- 'mouse'. Compare Ancient Greek γαλέη (galéē, weasel, marten), Latin glīs (dormouse). Alternatively from Latin glīrem.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gjer m (indefinite plural gjera, definite singular gjeri, definite plural gjerat)

  1. dormouse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “gjer”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 132

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gerr.

AdjectiveEdit

gjer (masculine and feminine gjer, neuter gjert, definite singular and plural gjere, comparative gjerare, indefinite superlative gjerast, definite superlative gjeraste)

  1. greedy
  2. eager

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

gjer

  1. present tense of gjera and gjere
  2. imperative of gjera and gjere

ReferencesEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse *gjarr, gjarn. Compare Norwegian gjer, Old Norse gerr.

AdjectiveEdit

gjer

  1. Greedy, stingy, which takes too much (said of planer irons and similar.)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

gjer

  1. present singular of gjera
  2. imperative singular of gjera