kerfi

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kjarf, kerfi (bundle). Compare with Middle High German krēbe (basket), and Sanskrit grapsa- "bundle".[1] Also perhaps akin to Old Saxon crybb (and ergo to Modern English crib).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerfi n

  1. system, organization

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greek etymological dictionary (Beekes)
  2. ^ Encyclo.co.uk