Eyjafjallajökull

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Icelandic Eyjafjallajökull (literally glacier of the Eyjafjöll), where Eyjafjöll (literally mountains of the islands) is the name given to the southern side of the massif.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Eyjafjallajökull

  1. A glacier and volcano in southern Iceland.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Eyjafjalla (genitive of Eyjafjöll, name of the southern side of the massif, literally mountains [fjöll] of the islands [eyja, genitive plural of ey]) +‎ jökull (glacier).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Eyjafjallajökull m

  1. Eyjafjallajökull (glacier and volcano in Iceland)

Declension[edit]