fluga

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fluga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluga f (genitive singular flugu, plural flugur)

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly (a lure resembling an insect)

Declension[edit]

Declension of fluga
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative fluga flugan flugur flugurnar
accusative flugu fluguna flugur flugurnar
dative flugu fluguni flugum flugunum
genitive flugu flugunnar fluga fluganna

Derived terms[edit]

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈflʏːɣa/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -ʏːɣa

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fluga.

Noun[edit]

fluga f (genitive singular flugu, nominative plural flugur)

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly (a lure resembling an insect)
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluga n

  1. indefinite genitive plural of flug

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluga m

  1. indefinite genitive plural of flugur

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluga f (definite singular fluga, indefinite plural fluger or flugor, definite plural flugene or flugone)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by fluge
  2. definite singular of fluge

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *flugǭ.

Noun[edit]

fluga f

  1. fly (insect)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: flue c
  • Faroese: fluga f
  • Icelandic: fluga f
  • Norwegian Bokmål: flue m or f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: fluge f
  • Elfdalian: flugå
  • Swedish: fluga c

References[edit]

  • fluga in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish flugha, from Old Norse fluga (fly), from Proto-Germanic *flugǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fluga c

  1. fly (insect)
  2. (fishing) fly (a lure resembling an insect)
  3. bowtie
  4. A temporarily very popular pastime; a craze, a fad.

Declension[edit]

Declension of fluga 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fluga flugan flugor flugorna
Genitive flugas flugans flugors flugornas

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