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ja interj. yes ja well!

jabba vw. to harp upon the same topic; at jabba (upp)å e-t

jader, jar [jaðar] nm. 1. uppermost row of green turf; 2. layer; border, edge; at taka jaðar to take a slanting course

jakkel nm.(ON jöxl) molar

jalka vw. 1. to yelp (dogs); 2. tobabble, talk noisily (of persons)

jamald nm. (ON jafnaldri) 1. person of equal age; 2. twins

jaraman nn. (ON jarðarmagn) 1. extent of landed property; 2. ilk person according to his jaraman

jard

: ut av jardenon: 1. out of the house; 2. over, at an end; jøl er ikke ut av jardenon til då tuttu og førdu nåittena Christmass is not over before the 24th night (to gard?)

jarda, jerda vw. (ON jarða) 1. bury; 2. press down, squeeze; 3. hide: at jarda sog

jardbind nf. (ON jarðbinda) cold dry continuous worth-east wind

jardfast nm. stone by means of which something is weighted down

jardfast adj. fixed in the earth (of a stone)

jark nm. 1. edge of the sole of the foot; 2. instep; 3. handful

jarma vw. 1. to bleat (cow); 2. to mew (cat)

jartfallj nn. 1. nausea; 2. inclination of vomit

jasp adj. smart, active, eager

jatlin adj. that indicates noble descent, pure and strong

je nn. a low-lying spit of land covered by water at tide

jeder nn. 1. venom, poison; 2. evil-speaking words; 3. biting cold

jederpadd nf. (ON -padda) venomous malicious person

jeling, eling nm. 1. slight shower; 2. frosty-looking cloud, dark cloud (in frosty weather)

jenk nf. (ON eign) 1. property, possession; 2. sweetheart; 3. dedication

jenka vw. (ON eigna) to dedicate, make over to someone

jetel nm. gland

joga nn. (On auga, gen.pl. jogna) 1. eye;2. pool of water, snall hollow

jognakoddi nm. small basket where horses (mussels) are gathered

jokel nm. icicle

jokl nm. 1. shoulder;2. crag; 3. steep end of a ridge

jokåll interj. yes!, yes man!

jolagråt nn.Christmass weeper (child who weeps when everybody is cheerful)

Jonsmessgras nn. 1. ribwort plantain (Jonsmess -  Midsummer Day 24 June)

jora nn. (gen.pl. jorna) ear; uppomjora up around [behind] the ear

josa, hjosa nf. ladle

ju interj. yes affirmative

jugla nf. owl; kattjugla

julter nn. (ON igulker) sea-urchin

jungi nm. 1. young animal; 2. hen

jusa interj. well, yes!

jøl nn. pl. Christmass festival;halda jøl


 
 

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