gaupa

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gaupa. Cognate with Faroese geypa (lynx) and Norwegian gaupe (lynx).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaupa f (genitive singular gaupu, nominative plural gaupur)

  1. lynx

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaupa m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of gaupe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaupa f

  1. definite singular of gaupe

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gaupa f

  1. a lynx (an animal of the species Lynx lynx)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Faroese: geypa
  • Icelandic: gaupa
  • Norwegian: gaupe (Bokmål), gaupe (Nynorsk)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • gaupa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Entry "gaupa" on page 161 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).