þyrla

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þwerilōną, from *þwerilaz (whence Icelandic þyrill).

Verb[edit]

þyrla ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þyrlaði, supine þyrlað)

  1. to whirl, swirl
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Etymology 2[edit]

From þyrill (compare þyrilvængja ‎(helicopter)), likely with influence also from the verb þyrla ‎(to whirl).

Noun[edit]

þyrla f ‎(genitive singular þyrlu, nominative plural þyrlur)

  1. helicopter syn.
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