hegri

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Hegri.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hegri, from Proto-Germanic *haigrô, metathesis of *hraigrô, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreik-, *(s)kreig- (to screech, creak).

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Noun[edit]

hegri m (genitive singular hegra, plural hegrar)

  1. a heron (long-legged freshwater and coastal birds of the family Ardeidae)

Declension[edit]

m1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hegri hegrin hegrar hegrarnir
Accusative hegra hegran hegrar hegrarnar
Dative hegra hegranum hegrum hegrunum
Genitive hegra hegrans hegra hegranna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hegri, from Proto-Germanic *haigrô, metathesis of *hraigrô, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreik-, *(s)kreig- (to screech, creak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hegri m (genitive singular hegra, nominative plural hegrar)

  1. a heron

Declension[edit]

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Mynd af hegra. (“A picture of a heron.”)