hegri

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Faroese[edit]

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Hegri.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hegri, from Proto-Germanic *haigrô, metathesis of *hraigrô, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreik-, *(s)kreig- (to screech, creak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hegri m (genitive singular hegra, plural hegrar)

  1. a heron (long-legged freshwater and coastal birds of the family Ardeidae)

Declension[edit]

Declension of hegri
m1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hegri hegrin hegrar hegrarnir
accusative hegra hegran hegrar hegrarnar
dative hegra hegranum hegrum hegrunum
genitive hegra hegrans hegra hegranna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hegri, from Proto-Germanic *haigrô, metathesis of *hraigrô, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreik-, *(s)kreig- (to screech, creak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hegri m (genitive singular hegra, nominative plural hegrar)

  1. a heron

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mynd af hegra. (“A picture of a heron.”)

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *haigrô.

Noun[edit]

hegri m

  1. heron

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References[edit]

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