hjort

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjǫrtr, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish hjort, English hart, German Hirsch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɔrt/, [ˈjɒːd̥]

Noun[edit]

hjort c (singular definite hjorten, plural indefinite hjorte)

  1. deer, stag

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjǫrtr

Noun[edit]

hjort m (definite singular hjorten, indefinite plural hjorter, definite plural hjortene)

  1. a red deer (Cervus elaphus)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjǫrtr. Akin to English hart.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjort m (definite singular hjorten, indefinite plural hjortar, definite plural hjortane)

  1. a red deer (Cervus elaphus)
    • 1863, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, Den scotske Highlander:
      No er det meste rudt med Rot, og Grunden lagd for Fenadfot, og ellers Fugl og Hjort.
      Now most of it is cleared away, and the ground laid for the feet of cattle, and also fowl and deer.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hiorter, from Old Norse hjǫrtr, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kerw-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjort c

  1. a deer, ruminant mammal of the family Cervidae
  2. a hart, stag; a male fallow deer or red deer
    Antonym: hind
    Coordinate term: get

Declension[edit]

Declension of hjort 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hjort hjorten hjortar hjortarna
Genitive hjorts hjortens hjortars hjortarnas

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