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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lataz, whence also the Old English læt (slow, sluggish, late), Old High German laz (slow, lazy).

AdjectiveEdit

latr (comparative latari, superlative latastr)

  1. lazy, slow
    Latr ok ó-hlýðinn.
    Lazy and disobedient.
    Ek em latr.
    I'm lazy.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian: lat (Bokmål), lat (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: lat

ReferencesEdit

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