flodhest

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

flod +‎ hest

Noun[edit]

flodhest c (singular definite flodhesten, plural indefinite flodheste)

  1. hippopotamus

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From flod (river) +‎ hest (horse), modelled on Ancient Greek ἱπποπόταμος (hippopótamos), from ἵππος (híppos, horse) + ποταμός (potamós, river).

Noun[edit]

flodhest m (definite singular flodhesten, indefinite plural flodhester, definite plural flodhestene)

  1. a hippopotamus, or hippo (informal)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From flod (river) +‎ hest (horse), modelled on Ancient Greek ἱπποπόταμος (hippopótamos), from ἵππος (híppos, horse) + ποταμός (potamós, river).

Noun[edit]

flodhest m (definite singular flodhesten, indefinite plural flodhestar, definite plural flodhestane)

  1. a hippopotamus, or hippo (informal)

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