kolbítur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kol (coal) + bíta (to bite); literally meaning "coal-eater" or "coal-biter". From Old Norse kolbítr.

Noun[edit]

kolbítur m

  1. a name of an idle youth which sits at all times by the fire or at the fireside
  2. an underdog

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