reikistjarna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined by Jónas Hallgrímsson, from reika (to wander) +‎ stjarna (star), a calque of Ancient Greek πλανήτης (planḗtes, wanderer, planet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈreiːcɪˌstjartna/

NounEdit

reikistjarna f (genitive singular reikistjörnu, nominative plural reikistjörnur)

  1. planet

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Last modified on 11 August 2012, at 17:38