Irish words which have come from Old Norse

Old Norse is the name we give to the language which the Vikings spoke. It is not surprising that some words came into the Irish language from Old Norse. Many of these words have something to do with ships or the sea and some have to do with trade.

Irish Old Norse English
Larla Jarl Lord
Garrdha Gardr Garden
Ponair Baunir Beans
Ancaire Akkeri Anchor
Bad Bátr Boat
Stizir Styri Rudder
Trosc Thorskr Cod
Dorz Dorg Fishing Line
Margadh Markadr Market
Pinginn Penningr Penny
Scilling Skillingr Shilling
Scuird Skyrta Cloak or tunic
Brog Brók Shoe

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