Kaupmannahöfn

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Icelandic[edit]

Kóngsins Kaupinhafn

Etymology[edit]

Compound from kaupmaður ("tradesman") and höfn ("harbour" or "haven"). Supposedly formed when the city was called Køpmannæhafn by the Danes around the 13th century. See Færoese Keypmannahavn, Danish København.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaupmannahöfn f

  1. Copenhagen

Synonyms[edit]