korp

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse korpr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

korp c

  1. a raven (a bird, Corvus corax)
    • 1906, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Häxorna from the collection of poems Flora och Pomona, chapter 1, line 9-12:
      De vittna att blickens duva
      kan lyftas till korpens flykt,
      att drömmen, den jungfruljuva,
      haft skydrag av hemligt och styggt.
  2. a pickaxe
  3. short for korporationsidrott, sports teams formed by coworkers, co-sponsored by the employer

Declension[edit]

Declension of korp 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative korp korpen korpar korparna
Genitive korps korpens korpars korparnas

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