rafmagn

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From raf ‎(amber) +‎ magn ‎(power), calquing the internationalism electricity, which derives from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον ‎(ḗlektron, amber).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrav.makn/
  • (colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈraːmakn/

Noun[edit]

rafmagn n ‎(genitive singular rafmagns, no plural)

  1. electricity

Declension[edit]