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verðr

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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

verðr m (genitive verðar)

  1. meal

Usage notesEdit

Often used in compounds such as dagverðr or dǫgurðr “day-meal” and náttverðr or nátturðr “supper”, depicting meals at different times of the day, as in the descendant languages.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *werþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

verðr

  1. (with genitive) worth
    svá þótti honum mikils um vert
    he took it so much to heart
    mikils verðr
    much worth
  2. worthy, deserving
    verðr einhvers
    worthy of

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