[ ey-reer ]
/ ˈeɪ rɪər /
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noun, plural au·rar [oi-rahr]. /ˈɔɪ rɑr/.
an aluminum bronze coin of Iceland, one 100th of a króna.
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Origin of eyrir
First recorded in 1925–30; from Icelandic; Old Norse: “ounce, unit of money” (cognate with Swedish öre ), from Latin aureus “golden”
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Example sentences from the Web for eyrir
The first part of the name Aurboda, the aur of many significations may be referred to eyrir, pl.Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3|Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
British Dictionary definitions for eyrir
/ (ˈeɪrɪə) /
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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