þari

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þari. Cognate with Faroese tari, Norwegian tare. Perhaps from a Proto-Germanic *þarhô, from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to twist).

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Noun[edit]

þari m (genitive singular þara, nominative plural þarar)

  1. kelp (seaweed of the order Laminariales)
  2. a seabed covered with kelp

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a Proto-Germanic *þarhô, from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to twist), related to Old Church Slavonic тракъ (trakŭ, belt), Old Prussian tarkue, Latin torqueō (I twist, wind), Sanskrit तर्कु (tarkú, spindle).

Noun[edit]

þari m

  1. kelp, seaweed

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