See also: tólf

Old DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tolf, from Proto-Germanic *twalif.

NumeralEdit

tolf

  1. twelve

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: tolv

Old NorseEdit

Old Norse numbers (edit)
 ←  11 12 13  → 
    Cardinal: tolf, tólf, (older form) tvalf
    Ordinal: tolfti, tólfti, (older form) tvalfti

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier tvalf (attested on the Rök stone), Proto-Germanic *twalif. Became lengthened to tólf in Icelandic and Faroesse.

NumeralEdit

tolf

  1. (cardinal number) twelve

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tolf, Runic Swedish ᛐᚢᛆᛚᚠ (tualf), from Proto-Germanic *twalif.

NumeralEdit

tolf

  1. twelve

DescendantsEdit