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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vestri m (genitive singular vestra, nominative plural vestrar)

  1. western (film set in the American West)

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vestri (comparative, superlative vestastur)

  1. Alternative form of vestari

InflectionEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

vestrī

  1. objective genitive plural of vōs
  2. genitive masculine singular of vester
  3. genitive neuter singular of vester
  4. nominative masculine plural of vester

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally a comparative form of the adverb vestr.

AdjectiveEdit

vestri (comparative vestri, superlative vestastr)

  1. (comparative) more westerly
  2. (superlative) most westerly
    • liggja þessi lǫnd vestust
      these lands lie westernmost

InflectionEdit

This word is one of a little handful of adjectives with defective inflection, existing only in the comparative and superlative forms.

Coordinate termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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