Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Danish egern, from Old Norse íkorni, from Proto-Germanic *aikwernô, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wer-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ekorn n (definite singular ekornet, indefinite plural ekorn or ekorner, definite plural ekorna or ekornene)

  1. a squirrel (rodent)
    Jeg så et ekorn springe opp i et tre nå nettopp.
    I saw a squirrel run up into a tree just now.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (Norwegian) Sak 67/19 protocol (December 5th 2019)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse íkorni, from Proto-Germanic *aikwernô, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wer-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ekorn n (definite singular ekornet, indefinite plural ekorn, definite plural ekorna)

  1. a squirrel, a rodent of the subfamily Sciurinae
    • 1879, Arne Garborg, "Seld til den Vonde":
      Brune Ekorn skvatt att og fram, ein Trepikkar sat og bankad i ein Furulegg.
      Brown squirrels skipped back and forth, a woodpecker sat pecking at the trunk of a pine.
  2. a red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris

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