nafli

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Icelandic[edit]

The navel of a human female.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nafli.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nafli m (genitive singular nafla, nominative plural naflar)

  1. (anatomy) a navel, a belly button

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

nafli m (genitive nafla)

  1. a navel

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: nafli
  • Faroese: nalvi
  • Norwegian: navle
  • Old Swedish: nafle
  • Old Danish: navle
  • Elfdalian: navel
  • Gutnish: navel, navle, navli

References[edit]

nafli in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press