járn

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See also: jarn and järn

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse járn, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ ‎(blood).

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Noun[edit]

járn n ‎(genitive singular járns, nominative plural járn)

  1. iron

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *īsarną, whence also Old English īsern and Old High German isarn. Probably from a Proto-Celtic root.

Noun[edit]

járn n

  1. iron

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (bokmål): jern n
  • Norwegian (nynorsk): jern n, jarn n
  • Swedish: järn n

References[edit]

  • “járn” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic