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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalfr (calf), from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Norwegian and Swedish kalv, Icelandic kálfur, Dutch kalf, German Kalb, English calf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kalv c (singular definite kalven, plural indefinite kalve)

  1. calf (young cow or bull, also used of some other animals)
  2. (uncountable) veal
  3. a small island neighbouring a bigger island

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
kalv

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalfr (calf), from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Danish and Swedish kalv, Icelandic kálfur, Dutch kalf, German Kalb, English calf.

NounEdit

kalv m (definite singular kalven, indefinite plural kalver, definite plural kalvene)

  1. a calf (young cow or bull)

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kalfr (calf), from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Swedish and Danish kalv, Icelandic kálfur, Dutch kalf, German Kalb, English calf.

NounEdit

kalv m (definite singular kalven, indefinite plural kalvar, definite plural kalvane)

  1. a calf (as above)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish kalver, from Old Norse kalfr (calf), from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Norwegian and Danish kalv, Icelandic kálfur, Dutch kalf, German Kalb, English calf.

NounEdit

kalv c

  1. calf (young cow or bull)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kalv 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kalv kalven kalvar kalvarna
Genitive kalvs kalvens kalvars kalvarnas