rijpreus

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of rijp (hoarfrost) +‎ reus (giant), likely modelled on Old Norse hrímþurs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛi̯p.røːs/
  • Hyphenation: rijp‧reus

Noun[edit]

rijpreus m (plural rijpreuzen)

  1. (mythology) frost giant, ice giant
    Synonyms: ijsreus, rijmreus, vorstreus