kálvur

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kalfr (calf), from Proto-Germanic *kalbaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷolbʰo- (womb, animal young). Compare Icelandic kálfur, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish kalv, Dutch kalf, German Kalb, English calf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kálvur m (genitive singular kálvs, plural kálvar)

  1. calf
  2. veal

Declension[edit]

m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kálvur kálvurin kálvar kálvarnir
Accusative kálv kálvin kálvar kálvarnar
Dative kálvi kálvinum kálvum kálvunum
Genitive kálvs kálvsins kálva kálvanna