The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: kjaftur

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Entry definition

kjaftur Alternative forms: (obsolete) kjöftur, (alternative spelling) (obsolete) kjaptur pronunciation
  • /ˈcʰaftʏr/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. (of an animal) the chop, or jaw of an animals
  2. (offensive) the mouth
  3. (in compounds) an opening of a gun, a muzzle
  4. (in compounds) about loquacious people (people who talk too much)
Synonyms: (chops or jaws of an animal) kjálki {{g}}, skoltur {{g}}, gin {{g}}, (mouth) munnur {{g}}, (the muzzle) byssukjaftur {{g}}

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