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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse hreysi ‎(a cairn; a pile of stones).

NounEdit

hreysi n ‎(genitive singular hreysis, nominative plural hreysi)

  1. a hovel, a shanty, a poor wretched cottage syn.

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Old NorseEdit

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NounEdit

hreysi n

  1. a cairn
  2. a pile or heap of stones (synonymous with the Icelandic urð)
  3. a cave or den

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ReferencesEdit

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