kaupmaður

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kaup ‎(trade, business; purchase) and maður ‎(a man, a human). Compare English chapman ("merchant").

Noun[edit]

kaupmaður m ‎(genitive singular kaupmanns, nominative plural kaupmenn)

  1. a shopkeeper, a storekeeper
  2. (formerly) a merchant, a chandler

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