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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvass, from Proto-Germanic *hwassaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xʷasː/ (
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    )
  • IPA(key): /kʰvasː/ (
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    )
    Rhymes: -asː

AdjectiveEdit

hvass (comparative hvassari, superlative hvassastur)

  1. sharp (of a knife, etc.)
  2. harsh (in manner, tone, etc.)

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AdjectiveEdit

hvass

  1. Obsolete spelling of vass