Icelandic 'sem'/Swedish 'som' etymology?
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 26, 2006, 0:23|
What is 'sem' in Icelandic derived from? Or Swedish 'som' or Faroese
'sum' (i.e., the modern North Germanic relative clause particle)?
I could not find a convincing etymology online and unfortunately don't
seem to have the appropriate books.
And going back a few years: what is the etymology of 'er', also
relative pronoun, but in Old Norse?
PS: I'd also be interested in book recommendations for Norse/Icelandic