bokfink

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound word of bok/bøk, "beech, beech wood", and fink, "finch"; literally "beech finch" or also "beech fruit finch". The words bok, "book", and bøk/bok, "beech", are cognates (Old Norse bók).

Noun[edit]

bokfink m ‎(definite singular bokfinken, indefinite plural bokfinker, definite plural bokfinkene)

  1. chaffinch; the bird Fringilla coelebs

References[edit]

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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound word of bok/ bøk, "beech, beech wood", and fink, "finch"; literally "beech finch" or also "beech fruit finch". The words bok, "book", and bøk/bok, "beech", are cognates (Old Norse bók).

Noun[edit]

bokfink m ‎(definite singular bokfinken, indefinite plural bokfinkar, definite plural bokfinkane)

  1. chaffinch; the bird Fringilla coelebs

References[edit]

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