See also: Sadr and SADR

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *sanþaz Proto-Indo-European *h₁s-ónt-s (being, existing), present participle of *h₁es- (to be, exist). The change -nnr > -ðr is regular. Confer with maðr.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

saðr (comparative sannari, superlative sannastr)

  1. true
  2. meet, proper
  3. (with at + dative) convicted of, guilty of
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: sannur
  • Faroese: sannur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sann
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sann
  • Old Swedish: sander
  • Danish: sand
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • sanna (to affirm, prove)
  • syn f (denial)
  • synd f (sin)
  • vera (to be)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *sadaz, whence also Old English sæd, Old Frisian sed, Old Saxon sad, Old High German sat, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌸𐍃 (saþs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂-.

AdjectiveEdit

saðr

  1. sated
Related termsEdit
  • seðja (satisfy, satiate)
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • saðr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.
  • sannr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.