jarn

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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

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]