See also: leír, léir, and lèir

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leir (clay, mud). Compare dialectal English lair (a bog, a mire).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

leir m (genitive singular leirs, no plural)

  1. clay

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the noun læger and Old Norse legr, with the meaning from German Lager.

NounEdit

leir m (definite singular leiren, indefinite plural leirer, definite plural leirene)

  1. a camp
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

leir f or m (definite singular leira or leiren, indefinite plural leirer, definite plural leirene)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2005; superseded by leire

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun læger and Old Norse legr, with the meaning from German Lager.

NounEdit

leir m (definite singular leiren, indefinite plural leirar, definite plural leirane)

  1. a camp

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AnagramsEdit


RomanschEdit

VerbEdit

leir

  1. (Surmiran) Alternative form of vuleir