uppreisn æru

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From uppreisn (a revolt, an insurrection) and æru (of honour, of reputation), the genitive singular of æra (honour, reputation).

Noun[edit]

uppreisn æru f (genitive singular uppreisnar æru, no plural)

  1. vindication, exculpation of one's honour
    • (RÚV) a news segment from ruv.is
      Árni Johnsen fær uppreisn æru. Árna Johnsen fyrrverandi alþingismanni hefur verið veitt uppreisn æru, með forsetabréfi.
      Arni Johnsen is vindicated. Arni Johnsen, a former member of parliament has been granted vindication by a presidential letter.

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