See also: lus, lûs, luš, and -lus

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lús f (genitive singular lúsar, plural lýs)

  1. louse

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lús
f16 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative lús lúsin lýs lýsnar
accusative lús lúsina lýs lýsnar
dative lús lúsini lúsum lúsunum, lýsnum
genitive lúsar lúsarinnar lúsa lúsanna

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse lús, from Proto-Germanic *lūs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lús f (genitive singular lúsar, nominative plural lýs)

  1. louse
  2. stingy or miserly person
  3. (computing) bug
    Synonym: böggur

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lús in Icelandic dictionaries at ISLEX

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lūs. Compare Old English lūs, Old High German lūs.

NounEdit

lús f (genitive lúsar, plural lýss)

  1. louse

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: lús
  • Faroese: lús
  • Norn: lus
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: lus
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lus
  • Old Swedish: lūs
  • Danish: lus

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

lús c (plural luzen, diminutive lúske)

  1. Alternative form of lûs