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see Jarl

English

Etymology

From Old Norse. Cognates include Old English eorl (English earl).

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark.

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse, akin to Old English eorl and modern English earl.

Noun

jarl
  1. an earl (especially applied to nobles of Britain in modern times)

Declension

Extensive Definition

Jarl or JARL may refer to:
People with the given name Jarl:
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