Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English prēost, from Latin presbyter, from Ancient Greek πρεσβύτερος (presbúteros).

NounEdit

prestr m (genitive prests, plural prestar)

  1. (ecclesiastical) a priest

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: præst
  • Faroese: prestur
  • Icelandic: prestur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: prest
  • Old Swedish: præster

ReferencesEdit

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