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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse hnot, from Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-. Cognate with Faroese nøt, Norwegian nøtt, nòt, Danish nød, Swedish nöt, English nut, Dutch noot, German Nuss, and also Latin nux.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hnot f (genitive singular hnotar, nominative plural hnotir or hnotur or hnetur)

  1. (rare) a nut syn.

DeclensionEdit

  • plural hnotir:

SynonymsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin unknown.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hnot

  1. bald
  2. cropped, pollarded (of trees, plants)

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative hnota hnote hnote hnotan nom. hnot hnote hnot hnota, -e
accusative hnotan hnote hnotan acc. hnotne hnot hnote hnote hnot hnota, -e
genitive hnotan hnotra, hnotena gen. hnotes hnotes hnotre hnotra
dative hnotan hnotum dat. hnotum hnotum hnotre hnotum
instrumental hnote

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hnuts, from Proto-Indo-European *knew-. Cognate with Old English hnutu (English nut), Dutch noot, Old High German nuz (German Nuss).

NounEdit

hnot f (genitive hnotar, plural hnetr or hnøtr)

  1. nut

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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