Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kwēniz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷénh₂s (woman). Cognate with modern English queen.

NounEdit

kván f (genitive kvánar, plural kvánir)

  1. wife

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • kona f (woman)

ReferencesEdit

  • kván in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.