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See also: járn and järn

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FaroeseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jarn n (genitive singular jarns, plural jørn)

  1. iron

DeclensionEdit

Declension of jarn
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative jarn jarnið jørn jørnini
accusative jarn jarnið jørn jørnini
dative jarni jarninum jørnum jørnunum
genitive jarns jarnsins jarna jarnanna

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

jarn n (definite singular jarnä, plural jarn, definite jarna)

  1. (uncountable) iron
  2. something (typically a tool or somesuch) made of iron

Derived termsEdit