IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse raust, ultimately from a Proto-Germanic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₃reyH- (to flow, boil, stream, move).[1] Related to Proto-Germanic *runsiz (river).

Cognate with Danish røst, Faroese reyst, Norwegian Nynorsk røyst and Swedish röst.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

raust f (genitive singular raustar, nominative plural raustir)

  1. voice

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 922

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

raust

  1. neuter singular of raus

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hraustr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

raust (indefinite singular raust, definite singular and plural rauste, comparative raustare, indefinite superlative raustast, definite superlative raustaste)

  1. (archaic) brave, skilful
    • 1894, Per Sivle, "Svolder":
      Og raustare menn enn han hadde no, hev Norig aldri sendt ut paa sjo.
      And braver men than he had now, Norway has never sent out to sea.
  2. Alternative form of raus
  3. neuter singular of raus

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