launahækkun

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From launa(of wages, of pay) the genitive plural of laun(wages, pay) and hækkun(an increase, a rise), literally meaning "a rise of wages".

Noun[edit]

launahækkun f ‎(genitive singular launahækkunar, nominative plural launahækkanir)

  1. a pay raise, (UK) a pay rise; (an increase in wages or salary)