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þunnur

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þunnr, from Proto-Germanic *þunnuz.

AdjectiveEdit

þunnur (comparative þynnri, superlative þynnstur)

  1. (of an object) thin
    • Hávamál (English source, Icelandic sourve)
      Inn vari gestur
      er til verðar kemur
      þunnu hljóði þegir,
      eyrum hlýðir,
      en augum skoðar.
      Svo nýsist fróðra hver fyrir.
      The knowing guest
      who goes to the feast,
      In silent attention sits;
      With his ears he hears,
      with his eyes he watches,
      Thus wary are wise men all.
  2. hung over

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