elgur

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Faroese[edit]

elgur

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse elgr

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elgur m (genitive singular elgs, plural elgar)

  1. (North America) moose, (British) elk: an animal of the species Alces alces, the largest member of the deer family, Cervidae

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Declension of elgur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative elgur elgurin elgar elgarnir
accusative elg elgin elgar elgarnar
dative elgi elginum elgum elgunum
genitive elgs elgsins elga elganna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse elgr, from Proto-Germanic *algiz.

Noun[edit]

elgur m (genitive singular elgs or elgjar, nominative plural elgir)

  1. moose, elk
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

elgur m (genitive singular elgs, no plural)

  1. slush (mixture of snow and water)
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