konungr

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Old Norse[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kuningaz (king). Cognate with Old English cyning, Old Frisian kening, kining, Old Saxon cuning, Old Dutch kuning, Old High German kuning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈkoːnuŋɡr̩/

Noun[edit]

konungr m (genitive konungs, plural konungar)

  1. a king
    • Heimskringla, in 1829, J. F. W. Schlegel, Hin forna lögbok islendinga sem nefnist Gragas, Volume II. Copenhagen, page 345:
      Egill konungr spurði þetta, ok fór at leita þeira með liði sínu []
      King Egil heard of this and began to seek them with his men []

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References[edit]

  • konungr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • konungr in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • konungr in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.