hýr

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hýrr, from Proto-Germanic *hiurijaz, *gahiurijaz, perhaps derived with a locative suffix *-r- from the stem *hiw- (compare Icelandic hjú, hjón and hýbýli), then originally denoting a connection to the home and family with the connotation of happiness and comfort as among one's loved ones.

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Adjective[edit]

hýr ‎(comparative hýrari, superlative hýrastur)

  1. glad, happy, satisfied
  2. (colloquial) gay, homosexual
  3. tipsy

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