jerv

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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From Old Norse jarfr, jerfr.

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jerv m (definite singular jerven, indefinite plural jerver, definite plural jervene)

  1. a wolverine (Gulo gulo)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jarfr, jerfr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jerv m (definite singular jerven, indefinite plural jervar, definite plural jervane)

  1. a wolverine (Gulo gulo)
    • 1869, Henrik Krohn, Svein og Gudveig:
      Som Jerv paa Veidet han paa Sjurden sprang og slo um honom sine sterke Armar.
      Like a hunting wolverine he jumped at Sjurd and threw his strong arms around him.

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