IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse treyja, from Middle Low German troye, troie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

treyja f (genitive singular treyju, nominative plural treyjur)

  1. sweater, jumper

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German troye, troie.

NounEdit

treyja f (genitive treyju)

  1. jerkin
  2. war-jacket

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: treyja
  • Faroese: troyggja
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: trøya, trøye
  • Swedish: tröja
  • Danish: trøje

ReferencesEdit

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