gjarn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjarn, from Proto-Germanic *gernaz.

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Adjective[edit]

gjarn (comparative gjarnari, superlative gjarnastur)

  1. willing, eager, keen

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gernaz. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (to yearn).

Adjective[edit]

gjarn

  1. eager, desirous
  2. (with dative) willing to follow one

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References[edit]

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