Kaupmannahöfn

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Icelandic[edit]

Kóngsins Kaupinhafn

Etymology[edit]

kaupmaður (tradesman) +‎ höfn (harbour, haven). Supposedly formed when the city was called Køpmannæhafn by the Danes around the 13th century. See Faroese Keypmannahavn, København.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaupmannahöfn f

  1. Copenhagen (the capital city of Denmark)

Synonyms[edit]