jarl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ ‎(erilaz). Cognates include Old English eorl (English earl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jarl ‎(plural jarls)

  1. a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ ‎(erilaz), from Proto-Germanic *erlaz, akin to Old English eorl (English earl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jarl m ‎(genitive singular jarls, nominative plural jarlar)

  1. jarl
  2. earl (especially applied to nobles of Britain in modern times)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl

Noun[edit]

jarl m ‎(definite singular jarlen, indefinite plural jarler, definite plural jarlene)

  1. (historical) jarl (a title given to the highest noblemen in Norse times. Replaced by hertug in the 13th century).
  2. an earl (British nobleman)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarl

Noun[edit]

jarl m ‎(definite singular jarlen, indefinite plural jarlar, definite plural jarlane)

  1. (historical) jarl (a title given to the highest noblemen in Norse times. Replaced by hertug in the 13th century).
  2. an earl (British nobleman)

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