håndjern

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Danish[edit]

Håndjern pl

Etymology[edit]

From hånd (hand) +‎ jern (iron).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

håndjern n (singular definite håndjernet, plural indefinite håndjern)

  1. handcuff (one ring of a locking fetter for the hand)
  2. (plural) handcuffs (metal rings for fastening wrists), manacle, manacles

Usage notes[edit]

Mostly used in plural.

Inflection[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From hånd- +‎ jern

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

håndjern n (definite singular håndjernet, indefinite plural håndjern, definite plural håndjerna or håndjernene)

  1. handcuffs