IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse napr (cold, chilly; of a piercing cold wind) whence the Old Norse nepja (chilliness, bitter cold) and Icelandic nepja (bitter cold, chill). Confer the Old Norse apr (cold, sharp) and nöp (chilliness).

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AdjectiveEdit

napur (comparative naprari or napurri, superlative naprastur)

  1. biting cold
  2. sarcastic, bitter

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