See also: hýrna and hyrne

IcelandicEdit

 
A 3-simplex, also known as a ferflötungur (a tetrahedron), fjórflötungur (a tetrahedron), þrístrend strýta (a tetrahedron) or þrístrendur píramíti (a tetrahedron).

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hyrna, from Proto-Germanic *hurnijǭ. Related to horn (an angle, a corner).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hyrna f (genitive singular hyrnu, nominative plural hyrnur)

  1. a carton in the shape of a tetrahedron or a triangular pyramid
  2. (geometry, topology) a simplex

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Norwegian hyrni n, from Old Norse hyrna f, from Proto-Germanic *hurnijǭ f.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

hyrna n (definite singular hyrna, indefinite and definite plural hyrno)

  1. corner ((pre-1938) alternative form of hyrne n)

hyrna

  1. plural definite of hyrne n

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

hyrna f (definite singular hyrna, indefinite plural hyrner or hyrnor, definite plural hyrnene or hyrnone)

  1. horned animal ((pre-2012) alternative form of hyrne f)

hyrna

  1. singular definite of hyrne

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hurnijǭ, feminine diminutive of *hurną whence Old Norse horn. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-.

NounEdit

hyrna f

  1. point of an axe-head
  2. a corner

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: hyrna f
  • Middle Norwegian: hyrni n
  • Old Swedish: hyrna
  • Danish: hjørne n

ReferencesEdit

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