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