haukr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *habukaz, whence also Old English hafoc, Old Saxon havuk, Old High German habuch. Probably ultimately derived from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (seize).

Noun[edit]

haukr m

  1. hawk

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: haukur
  • Faroese: heykur
  • Norwegian: hauk
  • Elfdalian: ok
  • Westrobothnian: hauk
  • Old Swedish: hø̄ker
  • Old Danish: høk

References[edit]

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