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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse villtr. Past participle of villa, from Proto-Germanic *wilþijaną. Has mostly replaced earlier villur (< *wilþijaz), from which the verb is ultimately derived.

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AdjectiveEdit

villtur (comparative villtari, superlative villtastur)

  1. wild, unruly, savage syn.
  2. lost
    Erum við villt?
    Are we lost?
    Hann er týndur.
    He has lost his way.
  3. barbaric, savage syn.
  4. uncultivated, wild, that which grows wild
  5. untamed, wild syn.

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