Jari

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a pet form of Jalmari ( = Swedish Hjalmar) and Jarl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑri/
  • Rhymes: -ɑri
  • Hyphenation: Ja‧ri

Proper noun[edit]

Jari

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common first name of men born in Finland in 1960 - 1966.

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jara (battle), thus meaning "Warrior".[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Jari m (genitive Jara)

  1. (Norse mythology) name of a dwarf

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chester Nathan Gould, "Dwarf-Names: A Study in Old Icelandic Religion", in Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol 44 (1929), issue #4