The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: hreinn

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Entry definition

hreinn pronunciation
  • /r̥eitn/ {{rhymes}} Homophones: Hreinn
etymology 1 From Old Norse hreinn, from Proto-Germanic *hrainiz.
adjective: {{is-adj}}
  1. clean
  2. pure
  3. (slang) virgin Ertu ennþá hreinn? Are you still a virgin? (referring to a man) Ertu ennþá hrein? Are you still a virgin? (referring to a woman)
antonyms:
  • (clean) óhreinn, skítugur
etymology 2
etymology From Old Norse hreinn.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. (male) reindeer

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