Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse upphaf.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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upphaf n (genitive singular upphafs, no plural)

  1. beginning, start

Declension

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Old Norse

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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upphaf n

  1. beginning
  2. advancement, honour

Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Icelandic: upphaf
  • Faroese: upphav
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: opphav, upphav (until 1938)
  • Old Danish: ophav
  • Old Swedish: uphof

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