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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nýr, from Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos (new).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nýr (comparative nýrri, superlative nýjastur)

  1. new
    Tölvan mín er ekki .
    My computer isn't new.

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *niwjaz, whence also and Old High German and Old Saxon niuwi, Old Frisian nīe, Old English nēowe, nīwe (English new), Gothic 𐌽𐌹𐌿𐌾𐌹𐍃 (niujis). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *néwos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nýr (comparative nýjari, superlative nýjastr) or nýr (comparative nýrri, superlative nýjastr)

  1. new

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: nýr
  • Faroese: nýggjur
  • Norwegian: ny
  • Old Swedish: nȳr
    • Swedish: ny
  • Danish: ny
  • Westrobothnian: ny