IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

ljóss

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ljós

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *leuhsaz.

AdjectiveEdit

ljóss

  1. light, bright
  2. bright, shining
  3. light-coloured, fair
  4. clear, evident, plain

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: ljós
  • Faroese: ljósur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ljos
  • Elfdalian: liuos
  • Old Swedish: liūs
  • Danish: lys
    • Norwegian Bokmål: lys

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry "ljóss" on page 276 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).