Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *stōraz, whence also Old English stōr, Old Saxon stōri. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-r-, Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-ro-. Compare Pashto ستر(stër, large), Lithuanian stóras, Old Church Slavonic старъ (starŭ, old), Russian ста́рый (stáryj, old).

AdjectiveEdit

stórr (comparative stœrri, superlative stœrstr)

  1. big, large, tall, great

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Faroese: stórur
  • Icelandic: stór
  • Norn: stur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: stor; (dialectal) stór’u, stór’e
  • Elfdalian: stur
  • Swedish: stor
  • Danish: stor
    • Norwegian Bokmål: stor