kerfi

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kjarf, kerfi ‎(bundle). Compare with Middle High German krēbe ‎(basket), and Sanskrit grapsa- "bundle".[1] Also perhaps akin to Old Saxon crybb (and ergo to Modern English crib).[2]

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Noun[edit]

kerfi n ‎(genitive singular kerfis, nominative plural kerfi)

  1. system, organization

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Greek etymological dictionary (Beekes)
  2. ^ Encyclo.co.uk