aurar

[oi-rahr]

noun

plural of eyrir.

eyrir

[ey-reer]

noun, plural au·rar [oi-rahr] /ˈɔɪ rɑr/.

an aluminum bronze coin of Iceland, the 100th part of a króna.

Origin of eyrir

1925–30; < Icelandic; Old Norse: ounce, unit of money (cognate with Swedish öre) < Latin aureus golden
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British Dictionary definitions for aurar

aurar

noun

the plural of eyrir

eyrir

noun plural aurar (ˈɔːrɑː)

an Icelandic monetary unit worth one hundredth of a krona

Word Origin for eyrir

Old Norse: ounce (of silver), money; related to Latin aureus golden
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