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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ (erilaz). Cognates include Old English eorl (English earl).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jarl (plural jarls)

  1. (historical) A medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark.

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jarl, from Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ (erilaz), from Proto-Germanic *erlaz, akin to Old English eorl (English earl).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jarl m (genitive singular jarls, nominative plural jarlar)

  1. jarl
  2. earl (especially applied to nobles of Britain in modern times)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jarl

NounEdit

jarl m (definite singular jarlen, indefinite plural jarler, definite plural jarlene)

  1. (historical) jarl (a title given to the highest noblemen in Norse times. Went out of use in the 14th century.)
  2. an earl (British nobleman)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jarl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jarl m (definite singular jarlen, indefinite plural jarlar, definite plural jarlane)

  1. (historical) jarl (a title given to the highest noblemen in Norse times. Went out of use in the 14th century).
  2. an earl (British nobleman)

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Norse ᛖᚱᛁᛚᚨᛉ (erilaz), from Proto-Germanic *erlaz.

NounEdit

jarl m (genitive jarls)

  1. (poetic) a highborn, noble man or warrior
  2. earl (in dignity next to the king)

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Danish: ierl
  • Danish: jarl (reborrowed)
  • English: jarl
  • Faroese: jallur
  • Finnish: jaarli
  • Icelandic: jarl
  • Norwegian: jarl
  • Old Swedish: iarl, iærl
  • Swedish: jarl (reborrowed)

ReferencesEdit

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