EnglishEdit

NounEdit

sandr (plural sandrs)

  1. Alternative form of sandur

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse sandr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sandr m, inanimate

  1. (geology) sand

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *samdaz (sand). Cognate with Old English sand, Old Frisian sand, Old Saxon sand, Old Dutch sant, Old High German sant.
Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sámh₂dʰos (sand).

PronunciationEdit

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈsɑ̃ndr̩/

NounEdit

sandr m (genitive sands, plural sandar)

  1. sand
    • Vǫluspá, verse 3, lines 3-4, in 1860, T. Möbius, Edda Sæmundar hins fróða: mit einem Anhang zum Theil bisher ungedruckter Gedichte. Leipzig, page 1:
      [] vara sandr né sær / né svalar unnir, []
      [] was there no sand nor sea / nor gelid waves, []
  2. (in the plural) sandbanks, sands, sandy ground
    • Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar, in 1777, G. Schøning, S. Þ. Thorlacius, Heimskringla, edr Noregs Konunga Sögor, Volume I. Copenhagen, page 229:
      [] var þá ecki segir hann, nema sandar oc öræfl, []
      [] there was, he says, nothing save sands and wilderness, []

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: sandur
    • English: sandur
    • German: Sander
  • Faroese: sandur
  • Norn: sand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sand
  • Old Swedish: sander
  • Old Danish: sand
  • Westrobothnian: sand
  • Elfdalian: sand
  • Gutnish: sand
  • Scanian: sánð

ReferencesEdit

  • sandr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sandr in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • sandr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

PolishEdit

 
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sandr

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse sandr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sandr m inan

  1. (geology) sandur

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Further readingEdit

  • sandr in Polish dictionaries at PWN