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efni n ( -s, -)

1. (hlutir) matter, substance
2. (inntak) content       (vi­fangsefni) subject       (umrŠ­uefni) topic
3. (d˙kur) material
4. (efnivi­ur) materials
h˙n er ~ Ý skßld
she has the makings of a poet
5. (ßstand) situation
n˙ er illt Ý ~
the situation is serious
6. pl (au­ur) means, fortune
hafa ~ ß e-u
be able to afford sth
vera Ý gˇ­um efnum
be well-to-do
lifa um ~ fram
live beyond one's means
7. (fÝkni~ ) dope, junk (hash, etc)

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