Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse hvergi.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit


  1. nowhere

Synonyms edit

Antonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Old Norse edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Germanic *hwargin, equivalent to hvar (where) +‎ -gi (not, naught). Cognate with Old English hwerġen, Old Saxon hwergin.

Adverb edit

hvergi (not comparable)

  1. nowhere
  2. by no means, not at all
Descendants edit
  • Icelandic: hvergi

Etymology 2 edit

From hverr +‎ -gi.

Pronoun edit


  1. each, every one
  2. (with relative particle) whosoever
See also edit

References edit

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