fimbul-

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Norse fimbul-. Compare German Fimmel (an iron wedge) (whence Czech fimol), Swedish fimmelstång (the handle of a sledgehammer).

Prefix[edit]

fimbul-

  1. (rare, poetic) mighty, great

Usage notes[edit]

  • This prefix is obsolete and was rarely used except in older poetic language.

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