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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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NounEdit

piggsvin n (definite singular piggsvinet, indefinite plural piggsvin, definite plural piggsvina or piggsvinene)

  1. a hedgehog (small nocturnal mammal)

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EtymologyEdit

From pigg +‎ svin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

piggsvin n (definite singular piggsvinet, indefinite plural piggsvin, definite plural piggsvina)

  1. a hedgehog (small nocturnal mammal)
    • 1908, Severin Eskeland (translator, original by Chateaubriand), Atala:
      Og ho sauma mokassinar aat meg utav moskusrotteskinn, med piggar utav piggsvin.
      And she sewed moccasins for me from the hide of muskrat, with spines from hedgehogs.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pigg +‎ svin

NounEdit

piggsvin n

  1. a porcupine
  2. a hedgehog (dialectal)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of piggsvin 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative piggsvin piggsvinet piggsvin piggsvinen
Genitive piggsvins piggsvinets piggsvins piggsvinens