hejre

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See also: hegri and häger

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hajrɔ/, [ˈhɑjʁʌ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hegri (heron).

Noun[edit]

hejre c (singular definite hejren, plural indefinite hejrer)

  1. heron (long-legged, long-necked wading bird of the family Ardeidae)
  2. harridan (virago, shrew or a vicious and scolding woman, especially an older one)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

hejre c (singular definite hejren, not used in plural form)

  1. brome, bromegrass (Bromus)

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