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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse umboðsmaðr, equivalent to umboð +‎ -s- +‎ maður.

NounEdit

umboðsmaður m (genitive singular umboðsmans, plural umboðsmenn)

  1. representative
  2. ombudsman, attorney

DeclensionEdit

m41 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative umboðsmaður umboðsmaðurin umboðsmenn umboðsmenninir
Accusative umboðsmann umboðsmannin umboðsmenn umboðsmenninar
Dative umboðsmanni umboðsmannum umboðsmonnum umboðsmonnunum
Genitive umboðsmans umboðsmansins umboðsmanna umboðsmannanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse umboðsmaðr (a representative; an ombudsman, an attorney), equivalent to umboð +‎ -s- +‎ maður.

NounEdit

umboðsmaður m (genitive singular umboðsmanns, nominative plural umboðsmenn)

  1. a representative
    Synonyms: fulltrúi
  2. (with a licence) an attorney
  3. (assisting with the contractual process) an agent
  4. a proxy
    Synonyms: málsvari
  5. the authorized representative of a company
  6. (in a store) a commission merchant, a consignee

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