slagari

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Danish slager, from German Schlager (hit song), derived from schlagen (to hit). Attested since 1929.[1] Cognate with slá.

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NounEdit

slagari m (genitive singular slagara, nominative plural slagarar)

  1. (dated) a hit song, a popular pop song

Usage notesEdit

This term is today much less common than smellur.

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