narval

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See also: narvál

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

narval m (plural narvals)

  1. narwhal

Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

narval m anim

  1. narwhal (cetacean)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

narval

  1. third-person masculine singular past of narvat

Further reading[edit]

  • narval in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • narval in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French[edit]

Нарвал в российской Арктике.jpg

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naʁ.val/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

narval m (plural narvals)

  1. narwhal

Paronyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish and Norwegian narhval, based on Old Norse nár "corpse" + hvalr "whale", likely because of the pale color of the narwhal's skin (compare Icelandic and Faroese náhvalur).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: nar‧val
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

Noun[edit]

narval m (plural narvais)

  1. narwhal

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French narval.

Noun[edit]

narval m (plural narvali)

  1. narwhal

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

narval m

  1. narwhal
    Synonym: enorog

Further reading[edit]

  • narval”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Danish and Norwegian narhval, based on Old Norse nár "corpse" + hvalr "whale", likely because of the pale color of the narwhal's skin (compare Icelandic and Faroese náhvalur).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naɾˈbal/, [naɾˈβ̞al]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -al

Noun[edit]

narval m (plural narvales)

  1. narwhal

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably by metathesis from Old Norse náhvalr (corpse whale), based on nár (corpse) and hvalr (whale).

Noun[edit]

narval

  1. narwhal

Declension[edit]

Declension of narval 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative narval narvalen narvalar narvalarna
Genitive narvals narvalens narvalars narvalarnas

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