older

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

older

  1. comparative form of old: more old, elder, senior
    My older brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s older by eleven months, not quite a year older than me.
  2. elderly
    The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse aldrigi, cognate with Swedish aldrig.

AdverbEdit

older

  1. never

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Older

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

NounEdit

older m, f ‎(definite singular oldra or olderen, indefinite plural oldre or oldrer, definite plural oldrene)

  1. an alder (tree of the Alnus genus)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫlr (compare Icelandic elri, Danish el, Swedish al), from Proto-Germanic *aluz, *alusō (compare English alder), variant of *alizō, *alisō (compare Dutch els, German Erle), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élisos.

NounEdit

older m ‎(definite singular olderen, indefinite plural oldrar, definite plural oldrane)

older f ‎(definite singular oldra, indefinite plural oldrer, definite plural oldrene)

  1. an alder (tree of the Alnus genus)

SynonymsEdit

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