eiturkoppur

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Faroese[edit]

eiturkoppur

Etymology[edit]

eitur (poison) +‎ koppur (cup)

Compare Norwegian edderkopp and Danish edderkop.

See also Orkney dialect word "ettercaps" (spiders)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eiturkoppur m (genitive singular eiturkops, plural eiturkoppar)

  1. spider (arthropods of the order Araneae)

Declension[edit]

m9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative eiturkoppur eiturkoppurin eiturkoppar eiturkopparnir
Accusative eiturkopp eiturkoppin eiturkoppar eiturkopparnar
Dative eiturkoppi eiturkoppinum eiturkoppum eiturkoppunum
Genitive eiturkops eiturkopsins eiturkoppa eiturkoppanna

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