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See also: rîsi and rīsi

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse risi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

risi m (genitive singular risa, plural risar)

  1. giant
  2. very tall and strong man

DeclensionEdit

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative risi risin risar risarnir
Accusative risa risan risar risarnar
Dative risa risanum risum risunum
Genitive risa risans risa risanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse risi.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

risi m (genitive singular risa, nominative plural risar)

  1. giant

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *risiz. Cognate to German Riese and Dutch reus.

NounEdit

risi m (genitive risa, plural risar)

  1. (Norse mythology) A giant.

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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