einir

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

einir m

  1. masculine nominative plural of ein

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse einir, ultimately from Latin jūniperus. Cognate with Faroese eini(ber), Danish ene, Swedish en, Norwegian eine.

Noun[edit]

einir m (genitive singular einis, no plural)

  1. juniper (Juniperus communis)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of einn (one).

Numeral[edit]

einir

  1. nominative plural masculine of einn
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of einn (alone).

Adjective[edit]

einir

  1. nominative plural masculine of einn

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ainijaz.

Noun[edit]

einir m (genitive einis)

  1. juniper

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: einir
  • Faroese: eini
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: einer, eine
  • Norwegian Bokmål: einer
  • Swedish: en
  • Danish: ene
  • Westrobothnian: gēn

References[edit]

  • einir in Geir T. Zoëga, A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1910
  • Entry "einir" on page 107 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).