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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ofn, from Proto-Germanic *uhnaz, *uhwnaz (compare Danish and Norwegian Bokmål ovn, Norwegian Nynorsk omn, Swedish ugn, Dutch oven, Low German Aven, West Frisian ûne, German Ofen, Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌷𐌽𐍃 (auhns)), probably from a Proto-Indo-European *aukw- (cooking pot), *Hukʷ-, *ukwnos (compare Sanskrit उखा (ukhā), Old Armenian ակութ (akutʿ), Albanian anë, Latin aulla, olla, Ancient Greek ἰπνός (ipnós)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ofn m (genitive singular ofns, nominative plural ofnar)

  1. oven
  2. stove
  3. furnace
  4. radiator

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From West Germanic *ofn, from Northwest Germanic *ufnaz, from Proto-Germanic *uhnaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈofn̩/, [ˈovn̩]

NounEdit

ofn m

  1. oven, stove
  2. furnace

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *φoβnos (fear) (compare Breton aon, Cornish own, Old Irish ómun).

NounEdit

ofn m (plural ofnau)

  1. fear

Derived termsEdit

  • ofni (to fear)
  • ofnus (fearful, timorous)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ofn unchanged unchanged hofn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.