hjort

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjǫrtr, from Proto-Germanic *herutaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɔːrt/, [jɒːd̥]

Noun[edit]

hjort c ( singular definite hjorten, plural indefinite hjorte)

  1. deer, stag

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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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, a hart

Declension[edit]

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

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