lávarður

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Introduced to Iceland from Old English hlāford as Icelanders were introduced to chivalric romances in the 13th century,[1] from an earlier hlāfweard (lord, master, husband, literally bread-keeper); originally from hlāf (bread) and weard (guardian, keeper).

Noun[edit]

lávarður m (genitive singular lávarðs or lávarðar, nominative plural lávarðar)

  1. a lord

References[edit]

  1. ^ On Icelandic