Härjedalen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish Härjedalen.

Proper noun[edit]

Härjedalen

  1. A province of Jämtland County, in central Sweden

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Herjárdalr (valley of the Härje river), from Härje, Härjån + dalr. The first element *har, *her could mean "heap of stones," compare hǫrgr (cairn, heap of stones).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Härjedalen n (genitive Härjedalens)

  1. A province of Jämtland County, in central Sweden

References[edit]

  • Svenskt ortnamnslexikon 2003