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järn

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • jern (obsolete since 1889)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

järn n

  1. (uncountable) iron
  2. certain sharp tools with a blade made of steel or iron
  3. (colloquial) a stiff drink
  4. (plural only) shackles

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