Danish

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Etymology

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Via Dutch harpoen, from French harpon (harpoon).

Noun

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harpun c (singular definite harpunen, plural indefinite harpuner)

  1. harpoon

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Finnish

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Noun

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harpun

  1. genitive singular of harppu

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From French harpon, via Dutch harpoen.

Noun

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harpun m (definite singular harpunen, indefinite plural harpuner, definite plural harpunene)

  1. a harpoon

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From French harpon, via Dutch harpoen.

Noun

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harpun m (definite singular harpunen, indefinite plural harpunar, definite plural harpunane)

  1. a harpoon

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Polish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Harpune, from Dutch harpoen, from Middle Dutch arpoen, from Middle French harpon, from Old French harpon, from Latin harpaga, a rare variant of harpagō, from Ancient Greek ἁρπάγη (harpágē), from ἁρπάζω (harpázō).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈxar.pun/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -arpun
  • Syllabification: har‧pun

Noun

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harpun m inan

  1. (hunting) harpoon (spearlike weapon)

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Derived terms

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adjective
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adjective

Further reading

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  • harpun in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • harpun in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /xǎrpuːn/
  • Hyphenation: har‧pun

Noun

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hàrpūn m (Cyrillic spelling ха̀рпӯн)

  1. harpoon

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Dutch harpoen, from Old French harpon, from harpe (dog's claw), from Latin harpago (grappling hook).

Noun

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harpun c

  1. a harpoon

Declension

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Declension of harpun 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative harpun harpunen harpuner harpunerna
Genitive harpuns harpunens harpuners harpunernas
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Descendants

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  • Finnish: harppuuna

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