Bjarni

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bjarni m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Bjarni: Bjarnason
  • daughter of Bjarni: Bjarnadóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Bjarni
Accusative Bjarna
Dative Bjarna
Genitive Bjarna

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of Old Norse given names that contain Bjarn-, Bjǫrn- or -bjǫrn, such as Þórbjǫrn, Ásbjǫrn etc. Finally from Proto-Germanic *berô (bear) See also Bjǫrn.

Proper noun[edit]

Bjarni m

  1. A male given name.

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