elg

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elgr (moose).

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Noun[edit]

elg c (singular definite elgen, plural indefinite elge)

  1. elk, moose (Alces alces)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elgr, from Proto-Germanic *elh-, from Proto-Indo-European *el- (red, brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

elg m (definite singular elgen, indefinite plural elger, definite plural elgene)

  1. elk (moose - Alces alces)
    En død elg ble sannsynligvis drept av ulv torsdag! (sentence error in an article by Aftenposten)
    A dead elk was probably killed by wolves on Thursday!

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elgr, from Proto-Germanic *elh-, from Proto-Indo-European *el- (red, brown).

Noun[edit]

elg m (definite singular elgen, indefinite plural elgar, definite plural elgane)

  1. elk (moose - Alces alces)
    Ho spring som ein elg.
    She runs like an elk.

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References[edit]

  • elg” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “elg” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.