feginn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse feginn (glad), from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (to be joyful, make glad). Cognate with English fain.

Adjective[edit]

feginn (comparative fegnari, superlative fegnastur)

  1. happy, pleased, relieved

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *faganaz.

Adjective[edit]

feginn

  1. glad, joyful

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Descendants[edit]

  • Faroese: fegin
  • Icelandic: feginn
  • Norwegian: fegen
  • Old Swedish: fæghin

References[edit]

  • feginn in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press