ugla

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ugla (owl) (compare Swedish uggla, Danish ugle), from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare English owl, Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, German Eule), diminutive of *uwwǭ ‘eagle-owl’ (compare German Uhu), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ (compare Swedish uv ‘horned owl’, Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-.

Noun[edit]

ugla f (genitive singular uglu, plural uglur)

  1. owl

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ugla uglan uglur uglurnar
Accusative uglu ugluna uglur uglurnar
Dative uglu ugluni uglum uglunum
Genitive uglu uglunnar ugla uglanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ugla (owl) (compare Swedish uggla, Danish ugle), from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare English owl, Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, German Eule), diminutive of *uwwǭ ‘eagle-owl’ (compare German Uhu), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ (compare Swedish uv ‘horned owl’, Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla f (genitive singular uglu, nominative plural uglur)

  1. owl

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ugle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla f

  1. definite singular of ugle