kíghósti

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Danish kighoste, the latter component adapted to its regular Icelandic form, hósti(cough).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʰiːɣ.houstɪ/

Noun[edit]

kíghósti m ‎(genitive singular kíghósta, no plural)

  1. (pathology) whooping cough, pertussis

Declension[edit]