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elgur

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse elgr

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NounEdit

elgur m (genitive singular elgs, plural elgar)

  1. (North America) moose, (British) elk: an animal of the species Alces alces, the largest member of the deer family, Cervidae

DeclensionEdit

Declension of elgur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative elgur elgurin elgar elgarnir
accusative elg elgin elgar elgarnar
dative elgi elginum elgum elgunum
genitive elgs elgsins elga elganna

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse elgr, from Proto-Germanic *algiz.

NounEdit

elgur m (genitive singular elgs or elgjar, nominative plural elgir)

  1. moose, elk
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

elgur m (genitive singular elgs, no plural)

  1. slush (mixture of snow and water)
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