Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz, whence also Old English hlāf.

NounEdit

hleifr m (genitive hleifs, plural hleifar)

  1. loaf

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: hleifur
  • Faroese: leivur
  • Norwegian: leiv
  • Old Swedish: lēver
  • Danish: lev

ReferencesEdit

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