haizivs

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Haizivs

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic hái (compare há- (of or pertaining to shark kind)), a short form of karl (a shark), a compound of hár (high, great) and karl (man); and zivs (fish). Probably a calque of German Haifisch.

Noun[edit]

haizivs f (6th declension)

  1. shark (scaleless, sharp-toothed predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha)
    haizivju zobishark teeth
    haizivju asteshark tail

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