hjörð

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See also: hjord, hjørð, and hjǫrð

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *herdō, from Proto-Indo-European *kerdʰ- (file, row, herd). Compare Norwegian and Danish hjord, English herd, German Herde.

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Noun[edit]

hjörð f (genitive singular hjarðar, nominative plural hjarðir)

  1. herd, flock

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