jarl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ (erilaz). Cognates include Old English eorl (English earl).

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Noun[edit]

jarl (plural jarls)

  1. a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ (erilaz), from Proto-Germanic *erlaz, akin to Old English eorl (English earl).

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Noun[edit]

jarl m (genitive singular jarls, nominative plural jarlar)

  1. jarl
  2. earl (especially applied to nobles of Britain in modern times)

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