gaupa

IcelandicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Faroese geypa (lynx) and Norwegian gaupe (lynx).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gaupa f (genitive singular gaupu, nominative plural gaupur)

  1. lynx

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • evrasíugaupa (Lynx lynx)
  • Gaupan
  • gaupuskinn
  • íberíugaupa (Lynx pardinus)
  • Kanadagaupa (Lynx canadensis)
  • rauðgaupa (Lynx rufus)

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

gaupa f

  1. a lynx (an animal of the species Lynx lynx)

Derived termsEdit

  • hergaupa

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian (Nynorsk): gaupe
  • Norwegian (Bokmål): gaupe
  • Swedish: göpa

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry "gaupa" on page 161 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).
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