Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vagl

NounEdit

vagl m (definite singular vaglen, indefinite plural vagler, definite plural vaglene)
vagl n (definite singular vaglet, indefinite plural vagl or vagler, definite plural vagla or vaglene)

  1. a perch or roost (for birds)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vagl

NounEdit

vagl m (definite singular vaglen, indefinite plural vaglar, definite plural vaglane)
vagl n (definite singular vaglet, indefinite plural vagl, definite plural vagla)

  1. a perch or roost (for birds)

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wag(a)laz, from Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰlos, cognate with Ancient Greek ὄχλος (ókhlos).

NounEdit

vagl m

  1. beam (especially as a roost for chickens)

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: vagl
  • Faroese: vagl
  • Norwegian Bokmål: vagl, vagle
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: vagl, vagle

ReferencesEdit

  • vagl in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press