skriða

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skriða f (genitive singular skriðu, nominative plural skriður)

  1. landslide, landslip, mudslide
  2. avalanche
  3. a steep mountain- or hillside mostly made up of gravel and loose rocks

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