hvølpur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvelpr, from Proto-Germanic *hwelpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷAl- (to whine, shout); or from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kale-, *klā-, *klē- (to call, yell, make a noise, sound).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʰvœl̥pʊɹ/

Noun[edit]

hvølpur m (genitive singular hvølps, plural hvølpar)

  1. puppy, whelp (young dog)

Declension[edit]

Declension of hvølpur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hvølpur hvølpurin hvølpar hvølparnir
accusative hvølp hvølpin hvølpar hvølparnar
dative hvølpi hvølpinum hvølpum hvølpunum
genitive hvølps hvølpsins hvølpa hvølpanna

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