napur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse napr (cold, chilly; of a piercing cold wind) whence the Old Norse nepja (chilliness, bitter cold) and Icelandic nepja (bitter cold, chill). Confer the Old Norse apr (cold, sharp) and nöp (chilliness).

Adjective[edit]

napur (comparative naprari or napurri, superlative naprastur)

  1. biting cold syn.
  2. sarcastic, bitter syn.

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