eyrir

noun
ey·​rir | \ ˈā-ˌrir How to pronounce eyrir (audio) \
plural aurar\ ˈœy-​ˌrär How to pronounce eyrir (audio) , ˈau̇-​ \

Definition of eyrir

: a monetary subunit of the krona (Iceland) — see krona at Money Table

First Known Use of eyrir

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eyrir

Icelandic, from Old Norse, money (in plural), probably from Latin aureus a gold coin

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“Eyrir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyrir. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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