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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rauza-, whence also Old High German rōr (German Rohr), Gothic 𐍂𐌰𐌿𐍃 (raus). Compare also Danish ruse (a type of woven basket), Old English rysc (English rush).

NounEdit

reyrr m

  1. reed

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): røyr f or n
  • Swedish: rör n

ReferencesEdit

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