kjarni

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From Old Norse kjarni (kernel), from Proto-Germanic *kernô.

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kjarni m (genitive singular kjarna, plural kjarnar)

  1. kernel; (central part of a nut)
  2. pit, pip, stone (of a fruit)
  3. core, nucleus, essence, central part
  4. (chemistry, physics) nucleus (massive, positively charged central part of an atom, made up of protons and neutrons)

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m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kjarni kjarnin kjarnar kjarnarnir
Accusative kjarna kjarnan kjarnar kjarnarnar
Dative kjarna kjarnanum kjarnum kjarnunum
Genitive kjarna kjarnans kjarna kjarnanna

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kjarni m (genitive singular kjarna, nominative plural kjarnar)

  1. core, essence, nucleus
  2. kernel; (central part of a nut)
  3. (chemistry, physics) nucleus (massive, positively charged central part of an atom, made up of protons and neutrons)
  4. (cytology) nucleus (large organelle found in cells which contains genetic material)
  5. (computing) kernel (central part in most computer operating systems)

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