haizivs

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Haizivs

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic hái (compare há-(of or pertaining to shark kind)), a short form of karl(a shark), a compound of hár(high, great) and karl(man); and zivs(fish). Probably a calque of German Haifisch.

Noun[edit]

haizivs f (6th declension)

  1. shark (scaleless, sharp-toothed predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha)
    haizivju zobi‎ ― shark teeth
    haizivju aste‎ ― shark tail

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