järn

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See also: jarn, járn, and jærn

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • jern (obsolete since 1889)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

järn n

  1. (uncountable) iron
  2. certain sharp tools with a blade made of steel or iron
  3. (colloquial) a stiff drink
  4. (plural only) shackles

Declension[edit]

Inflection of järn 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative järn järnet järn järnen
Genitive järns järnets järns järnens

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