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Geir

Geir

See also: geir and géir

Faroese

Proper noun

Geir m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes

Patronymics

  • son of Geir: Geirsson
  • daughter of Geir: Geirsdóttir

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Geir
Accusative Geir
Dative Geiri
Genitive Geirs

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse Geirr, from geirr (spear) (whence also geir).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keiːr/
  • Rhymes: -eiːr
    Homophones: geir

Proper noun

Geir m

  1. A male given name

Declension


Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse Geirr. A medieval given name revived in Norway in the end of the 19th century.

Proper noun

Geir

  1. A male given name.

Related terms

References

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 22 647 males with the given name Geir living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

geir

geir

See also: Geir and géir

Icelandic

Noun

geir m (genitive singular geirs, nominative plural geirar)

  1. spear

Declension


Old French

Verb

geir

  1. to admit (to concede to be true)

References


Welsh

Noun

geir

  1. Soft mutation of ceir.

Verb

geir

  1. Soft mutation of ceir.