lykill

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lykill.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lykill m (genitive singular lykils, nominative plural lyklar)

  1. a key
    Ekki gleyma lyklunum þegar þú ferð út.
    Don't forget the keys on your way out.
    Ég hef þrjá lykla og tyggjó í vasanum.
    I have three keys and some gum in my pocket.
  2. (music) a clef
  3. (computing) a key; one of several small, usually square buttons on a typewriter or computer keyboard syn.
  4. (cryptography) a cryptographic key, a key

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lukilaz.

Noun[edit]

lykill m (genitive lykils, plural luklar)

  1. key

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: (dialectal) lykel m
  • Swedish: (dialectal) lyckel c