nafn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nafn, from Proto-Germanic *namô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nafn n (genitive singular nafns, nominative plural nöfn)

  1. a name

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *namô (name), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥ (name). Cognate with Old English nama, noma, Old Frisian noma, Old Saxon namo, Old Dutch namo, Old High German namo, Gothic 𐌽𐌰𐌼𐍉 (namō).

Noun[edit]

nafn n (genitive nafns, plural nǫfn)

  1. name, title

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: navn n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: namn n
  • Swedish: namn n (Old Swedish namn n)