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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Native South American name.

NounEdit

eyra (plural eyras)

  1. A slender, reddish-yellow wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas.

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse eyra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eyra n (genitive singular eyra, nominative plural eyru)

  1. ear (organ of hearing)
    • Hávamál (English source, Icelandic sourve)
      Inn vari gestur
      er til verðar kemur
      þunnu hljóði þegir,
      eyrum hlýðir,
      en augum skoðar.
      Svo nýsist fróðra hver fyrir.
      The knowing guest
      who goes to the feast,
      In silent attention sits;
      With his ears he hears,
      with his eyes he watches,
      Thus wary are wise men all.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows- (ear). Compare Old Saxon, Old Dutch, and Old High German ōra, Old English ēare, Old Frisian āre, Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐍃𐍉 (auso).

NounEdit

eyra n

  1. ear
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

eyra

  1. indefinite genitive plural of eyrr