stjarna

See also: stjärna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stjarna f (genitive singular stjörnu, nominative plural stjörnur)

  1. (astronomy) a star

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star). Cognate with Old English steorra, Old Frisian stēra, Old Saxon sterro, Old Dutch sterno, sterro, Old High German sterno, sterro, Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐍉 (stairnō).

NounEdit

stjarna f (genitive stjǫrnu, plural stjǫrnur)

  1. star

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • stjarna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press