hrjúfur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hrjúfr, from Proto-Germanic *hreubaz. Compare Old English hrēof, Old High German riob.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hrjúfur (comparative hrjúfari, superlative hrjúfastur)

  1. rough (not smooth)
    Synonym: snarpur
  2. uneven
    Synonyms: ójafn, ósléttur
  3. rough, uncouth, brusque
    Synonyms: hryssingslegur, hranalegur, óheflaður
  4. (of a voice) rough, hoarse
    Synonyms: hás, rámur

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