bergrisi

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From berg (mountain) +‎ risi (giant). Cognate with Dutch bergreus (mountain giant) and German Bergriese (mountain giant).

Proper nounEdit

bergrisi m (genitive bergrisa, plural bergrisar)

  1. (Norse mythology) A mountain-giant.

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ReferencesEdit

  • bergrisi in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press