kjarkur

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From Old Norse kjarkr, from Proto-Germanic *kerkaz. Compare Norwegian kjerk (vigour), kjerkje (stiffness of the neck), kjerkje (to bend the head back).

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kjarkur m (genitive singular kjarks, no plural)

  1. courage, spirit
  2. (obsolete) vigour, vim, energy

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