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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wintruz by nasal assimilation. See "vintr" for more.

NounEdit

vetr m (genitive vetrar, plural vetr)

  1. (Old West Norse) winter

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Faroese: vetur
  • Icelandic: vetur
  • Norwegian:
    Nynorsk: vetter
  • Elfdalian: witter
  • Old Swedish: vitter, vætter ?
  • Gutnish: vittur ?

ReferencesEdit

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