hjarn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjarn (hard frozen snow, frozen earth covered with snow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjarn n (genitive singular hjarns, nominative plural hjörn)

  1. a crust of snow, hard frozen snow
    Snjórinn verður að hjarni.
    The snow freezes over.

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