jern

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse járn, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, cognate with English iron and German Eisen. The Germanic word is an old loan from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom, cf. Irish iarann.

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jern n (singular definite jernet, plural indefinite jern)

  1. (uncountable, metal, chemistry) iron (metallic chemical element having atomic number 26, and symbol Fe)
  2. (countable, metal, tool) iron (tool or appliance made of metal)
  3. (countable, golf) a type of golf club


Chemical element
Fe
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Norwegian Bokmål[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]

  • IPA(key): /jæːɳ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jern n (definite singular jernet, indefinite plural jern, definite plural jerna or jernene)

  1. iron

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

jern n (definite singular jernet, indefinite plural jern, definite plural jerna)

  1. Alternative form of jarn

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jern c

  1. Obsolete spelling of järn

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *jern, from Proto-Germanic *garną.

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Noun[edit]

jern n (plural jernen, diminutive jerntsje)

  1. yarn

Further reading[edit]

jern”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011