stjarna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

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Noun[edit]

stjarna f ‎(genitive singular stjörnu, nominative plural stjörnur)

  1. (astronomy) a star

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sternǭ(star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr(star). Cognate with Old English steorra, Old Frisian stēra, Old Saxon sterro, Old Dutch sterno, sterro, Old High German sterno, sterro, Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐍉(stairnō).

Noun[edit]

stjarna f (genitive stjǫrnu, plural stjǫrnur)

  1. star

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References[edit]

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