ugle

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ugla (owl) (compare Swedish uggla, Icelandic ugla), from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare English owl, Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, German Eule), diminutive of *uwwô ‘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]

  • IPA(key): /uːlə/, [ˈuːlə]

Noun[edit]

ugle c (singular definite uglen, plural indefinite ugler)

  1. owl, Strigiformes
  2. owlet moth, Noctuidae

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Verb[edit]

ugle (imperative ugl, infinitive at ugle, present tense ugler, past tense uglede, past participle er/har uglet)

  1. ruffle, rumple, tousle (to put into disorder, wrinkle)