bekkur

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old West Norse bekkr, from Proto-Germanic *bankiz.

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bekkur m (genitive singular bekks or bekkjar, nominative plural bekkir)

  1. a bench
  2. a class (in school)
    Við erum saman í bekk.We are classmates.
  3. a grade, form (in school)
    Hann er í fjórða bekk.He's in fourth grade.
  4. (informal) short for bekkpressa (bench press).
    Ég tek 200 í bekk.I am able to bench press 200 kg.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bekkr, from Proto-Germanic *bakjaz.

Noun[edit]

bekkur m (genitive singular bekks or bekkjar, nominative plural bekkir)

  1. (archaic or poetic) creek, spring, stream
    Synonym: lækur
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