See also: øksl and ǫxl

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫxl, from Proto-Germanic *ahslō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /œkstl/, [œ̝ks̺t̪l̥]

NounEdit

öxl f (genitive singular axlar, nominative plural axlir)

  1. shoulder
  2. (of a mountain) ridge
    Við hvíldum okkur eftir að hafa gengið upp öxlina.
    We rested after climbing the ridge.

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