See also: Ljúfur

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse ljúfr, from Proto-Norse ᛚᛖᚢᛒᚨᛉ (leubaʀ), from Proto-Germanic *leubaz, from Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ- (to like; love).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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ljúfur (comparative ljúfari, superlative ljúfastur)

  1. dear, beloved
  2. mild, gentle, sweet, tender

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