jarn

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See also: járn, järn, and jærn

Faroese[edit]

Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jarn n (genitive singular jarns, plural jørn)

  1. iron

Declension[edit]

Declension of jarn
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative jarn jarnið jørn jørnini
accusative jarn jarnið jørn jørnini
dative jarni jarninum jørnum jørnunum
genitive jarns jarnsins jarna jarnanna

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarn, járn. Akin to English iron.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jarn n (definite singular jarnet, indefinite plural jarn, definite plural jarna)

  1. iron (the metallic element)
  2. iron (a tool made of iron)

References[edit]

  • “jarn” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “jarn”, in Norsk Ordbok: ordbok over det norske folkemålet og det nynorske skriftmålet, Oslo: Samlaget, 1950-2016

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

jarn n

  1. alternative form of járn

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • jarn”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

jarn n (definite singular jarnä, plural jarn, definite jarna)

  1. (uncountable) iron
  2. something (typically a tool or somesuch) made of iron

Derived terms[edit]