isarn

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *īsarną, probably from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-. Cognates include Old English īsern, (English iron), Old Frisian īsern, Dutch ijzer, Old High German īsarn (German Eisen), Old Norse ísarn, járn (Danish jern or jærn, Swedish järn), Gothic 𐌴𐌹𐍃𐌰𐍂𐌽 (eisarn), Old Irish īärn (Irish iarann, Welsh haearn). The Celtic source was related to Latin aes (bronze).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

īsarn n

  1. the metal iron
  2. an instrument or tool made from iron

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

AdjectiveEdit

īsarn

  1. consisting or made of iron

DeclensionEdit


Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 17:13