See also: Skua and skúa

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua), from Old Norse skúfr, of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskjuːə/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: skewer (in non-rhotic accents)
 
A Great Skua in Iceland.

NounEdit

skua (plural skuas)

  1. Any of various predatory seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that often chase other seabirds to steal their catches.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua).

NounEdit

skua m (plural skuas)

  1. great skua
    Synonym: grand labbe

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NounEdit

skua n

  1. definite plural of skue

VerbEdit

skua

  1. inflection of skue:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle