The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: hnakki

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Entry definition

hnakki {{wikipedia}} pronunciation {{wikipedia}}
  • [ˈn̥ahcɪ] {{rhymes}}
etymology 1 {{wikipedia}} From Old Norse hnakki. Origin of the slang sense is unknown.
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. nape of the neck
  2. (slang, pejorative, neologism) a stereotypical grouping of superficial juvenile associated with sport, fitness and tan, that often bleach their hair and dress fashionably- similar to a jock
etymology 2 See hnakkur.
noun: {{is-noun form}} {{g}}
  1. is-inflection of hnakkur

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