reikistjarna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Jónas Hallgrímsson, from reika (to wander) +‎ stjarna (star), a calque of Ancient Greek πλανήτης (planḗtēs, wanderer, planet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈreiːcɪˌstjartna/

Noun[edit]

reikistjarna f (genitive singular reikistjörnu, nominative plural reikistjörnur)

  1. planet

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