hundur

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hundr, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ (dog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hundur m (genitive singular hunds, plural hundar)

  1. dog

Declension[edit]

Declension of hundur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hundur hundurin hundar hundarnir
accusative hund hundin hundar hundarnar
dative hundi hundinum hundum hundunum
genitive hunds hundsins hunda hundanna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hundr, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ (dog).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hundur m (genitive singular hunds, nominative plural hundar)

  1. a dog
    Hundurinn dinglaði rófunni.
    The dog wagged its tail.
    Hundurinn lagði niður rófuna.
    The dog put his tail between his legs.
    Að siga hundi á einhvern.
    To sick a dog on somebody.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dog): (especially one that is not purebred) rakki, seppi

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