hjärna

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From Old Norse hjarni (brain), from Proto-Germanic *hirzniją, *hirsniz (brain), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱer- (horn), *ḱerh₂s- (head). Cognate with with Old High German hirni (brain), Icelandic hjarni (brain), Latin cerebrum (brain, skull), Ancient Greek κάρα (kára, head), and Old English hærn (brain) (whence English harns).

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hjärna c

  1. (anatomy) a brain
  2. a brain; someone who provides the intelligence for something

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