See also: vif and vîf

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse víf, from Proto-Germanic *wībą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

víf n (genitive singular vífs, nominative plural víf)

  1. (chiefly poetic) a wife
  2. (chiefly poetic) a woman

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wībą. Akin to English wife.

NounEdit

víf n (genitive vífs)

  1. woman
  2. wife

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: víf
  • Faroese: vív
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: viv
  • Norwegian Bokmål: viv m or n
  • Swedish: viv
  • Danish: viv