hlýr

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hlýr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hlýr (comparative hlýrri, superlative hlýjastur)

  1. warm

Inflection[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hleuzą (cheek, ear), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlews- (temple of the forehead, cheek). More at leer.

Noun[edit]

hlýr n

  1. cheek; face
  2. The sides (cheeks) of an axe blade, knife, or bodice

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hliwjaz, *hlēwaz, *hlēwijaz (warm), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱal(w)e-, *ḱel(w)e-, *k(')lēw- (warm, hot). Cognate with Old English hlēow (warm, sunny). More at lukewarm.

Adjective[edit]

hlýr

  1. warm, mild
Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian: ly
  • Swedish: ly