ekkja

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ekkja, from Proto-Germanic *ainakjōn, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 (ainakls, alone).

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Noun[edit]

ekkja f (genitive singular ekkju, nominative plural ekkjur)

  1. widow

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ainakjōn, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 (ainakls, alone).

Noun[edit]

ekkja f

  1. (poetic) maiden, lass
  2. widow

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