járn

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See also: jarn and järn

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

járn n (genitive singular járns, nominative plural járn)

  1. iron

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Old Norse[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

járn n

  1. iron

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: járn
  • Faroese: jarn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: jarn
  • Jamtish: jáðn
  • Elfdalian: ienn
  • Westrobothnian: jarn
  • Old Swedish: iærn, iarn
  • Old Danish: iærn, iarn
  • Gutnish: jan

References[edit]

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press