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hamingjusamur

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the genitive of Old Norse hamingja (luck). In Nordic mythology, hamingja was a type of female guardian spirit that accompanied an individual and brought him luck and happiness (the hamingja usually appeared in dreams in the form of an animal) + samur (same).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hamingjusamur (comparative hamingjusamari, superlative hamingjusamastur)

  1. happy

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