hvolpur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvelpr, from Proto-Germanic *hwelpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷAl- (to whine, shout); or from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kale-, *klā-, *klē- (to call, yell, make a noise, sound).

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Noun[edit]

hvolpur m (genitive singular hvolps, nominative plural hvolpar)

  1. puppy (young dog)

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