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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *justaz. Akin to Latin ius, Proto-Slavic *juxa. Compare Finnish juusto.

NounEdit

ostr m

  1. cheese

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: ost c
  • Faroese: ostur m
  • Icelandic: ostur m
  • North Frisian (Sylt): Aast
  • Norwegian: ost (Bokmål), ost (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: ost c

ReferencesEdit

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