hrókr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Common Germanic *hroka-, *hrokaz (‘rook’), from Indo-European *kerk-, *krek-, *krok- (‘to crow, caw, croak’)

Noun[edit]

hrókr m

  1. rook (Corvus frugilegus)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French roc, from Latin roccus, from Persian رخ (rukh).

Noun[edit]

hrókr m

  1. (chess) rook, castle
Descendants[edit]