Kjartan

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Kjartan, shortening of Mýrkjartan, from Old Irish Muircheartach, the name of an Irish king whose daughter Melkorka (Old Irish Mael Curcaigh (servant of Curcach)) was brought to Iceland as a slave.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtʃʰaɻ̊ʈan]

Proper noun[edit]

Kjartan m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Kjartan: Kjartansson
  • daughter of Kjartan: Kjartansdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Kjartan
Accusative Kjartan
Dative Kjartani
Genitive Kjartans

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Kjartan, shortening of Mýrkjartan, from Old Irish Muircheartach, the name of an Irish king whose daughter Melkorka (Old Irish Mael Curcaigh (servant of Curcach)) was brought to Iceland as a slave.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kjartan m

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Icelandic Kjartan in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Kjartan

  1. A male given name.