Nerz

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The older form is Nörz, from Upper Sorbian nórc (mink), originally meaning "diver", from Proto-Slavic *nora (den, lair), *noriti (to dive, duck).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Nerz m (genitive Nerzes, plural Nerze)

  1. mink

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ներց (nercʿ)
  • Dutch: nerts

Further reading[edit]

  • Nerz in Duden online