See also: jarn and järn

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse járn, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

járn n (genitive singular járns, nominative plural járn)

  1. iron

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


JamtishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse járn, from Proto-Germanic *īsarną, from Proto-Celtic *īsarno-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hammerdal, Ström) IPA(key): [¹jaːn̪]
  • (Berg, Klövsjö, Rätan) IPA(key): [¹jaːn̠]
  • (Most dialects) IPA(key): [¹jæːn̪], [¹jæːn̠]

NounEdit

járn n

  1. iron

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *īsarną, whence also Old English īsern and Old High German isarn. Probably from a Proto-Celtic [Term?] root.

NounEdit

járn n

  1. iron

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: járn
  • Faroese: jarn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: jarn
  • Jamtish: járn
  • Elfdalian: ienn
  • Westrobothnian: jarn
  • Old Swedish: iærn, iarn
  • Old Danish: iærn, iarn
  • Gutnish: jan

ReferencesEdit

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press