unnr

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈunːr̩/

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *unþijō (wave). Cognate with Old English ȳþ, Old Saxon ūthia, Old High German undea, unda.

Noun[edit]

unnr f (genitive unnar, plural unnir)

  1. a wave (an undulation in a body of water)
    • Vǫluspá, stanza 3, lines 3–4:
      [] vara sandr né sær
      né svalar unnir []
      [] there was no sand nor sea
      nor gelid waves []

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