pollur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pollr, from Proto-Germanic *pullaz.

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Noun[edit]

pollur m (genitive singular polls, nominative plural pollar)

  1. a small pond, pool, puddle
    Hvar eru krakkarnir? - Þeir eru bara að sulla í pollunum.
    Where are the kids? - They’re just splashing about in the puddles.
  2. (definite, informal) the ocean
    út yfir pollinn
    out across the sea, i.e. away from Iceland to a foreign country

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