virvel

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Norwegian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Bokmål: hvirvel
Nynorsk: kvervel

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse hvirfill

Noun[edit]

virvel m (definite singular virvelen, indefinite plural virvler, definite plural virvlene)

  1. vortex
  2. vertebra
  3. the point on the head where the hair parts to all different directions

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References[edit]

  • “virvel” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • virvel” in The Ordnett Dictionary