See also: árinn and ærinn

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse arinn, whence also Danish arne.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arinn m (genitive singular arins, nominative plural arnar)

  1. fireplace, hearth

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Proto-Germanic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs- (hearth, ashes). See also Gothic 𐌰𐌶𐌲𐍉 (azgō), Proto-West Germanic *askā (ash).

NounEdit

arinn m

  1. a hearth, a fireplace
  2. an elevated platform

DeclensionEdit

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