Discussion Forum

Please consider registering
guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

   

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Topic RSS
any other Gmc. language.
Topic Rating: 0 (0 votes) 
2014/08/23
11:47pm
deaconB
Member
Forum Posts: 240
Member Since:
2013/10/18
Offline
1
0
nieve
“clenched fist” (northern and Scot. dialect), c.1300, from O.N. hnefi (cf. Norw. dial. neve, Swed. näfve, Dan. næve), not found in any other Gmc. language.
 
Excuse me for being a naif, but what are Gmc languages?
2014/08/24
4:51am
Ron Draney
Member
Forum Posts: 627
Member Since:
2009/03/06
Offline
2
0

Short for “Germanic”. Includes German, Dutch, all the Scandinavian tongues (including Icelandic but not Finnish), and English.

Forum Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

Most Users Ever Online: 1147

Currently Online:
5 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Heimhenge: 776

Bob Bridges: 675

Ron Draney: 627

RobertB: 423

Robert: 397

tromboniator: 385

Dick: 374

samaphore: 312

dilettante: 287

deaconB: 240

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 608

Members: 2962

Moderators: 1

Admins: 5

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 1

Topics: 3141

Posts: 16546

Newest Members: ritan1, AKMason, CyberSleep, Sam Iam, SnoringSnotty, Webbie39, kathy_b, isolda_m, michaelyaziji, bug free

Administrators: Martha Barnette: 820, Grant Barrett: 1419, EmmettRedd: 633, Glenn: 1593, timfelten: 0