ekkja

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ekkja, from Proto-Germanic *ainakjǭ, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 ‎(ainakls, alone).

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NounEdit

ekkja f ‎(genitive singular ekkju, nominative plural ekkjur)

  1. widow

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ainakjǭ, related to Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐌰𐌺𐌻𐍃 ‎(ainakls, alone).

NounEdit

ekkja f

  1. (poetic) maiden, lass
  2. widow

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