IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse yndi, from Proto-Germanic *wunjō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yndi n (genitive singular yndis, no plural)

  1. delight, joy, pleasure

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wunjō f. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to love).

NounEdit

yndi n (genitive yndis)

  1. delight, happiness

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: yndi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ynde
  • Norwegian Bokmål: ynde m

ReferencesEdit

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