Old NorseEdit


The first element is cognate to Latin Carpates and displays the effects of Grimm's law, making this the sole attestation in any Germanic language of the inherited Germanic name of this mountain range. The second element, fjǫll, is simply the plural of fjall (mountain).

Proper nounEdit

Harvaðafjǫll n pl

  1. (hapax) the Carpathian Mountains