ey·​rir ˈā-ˌrir How to pronounce eyrir (audio)
plural aurar
ˈau̇- How to pronounce eyrir (audio)
: a monetary subunit of the krona (Iceland) see krona at Money Table

Word History


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

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyrir was circa 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Eyrir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyrir. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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