nashyrningur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From nös (nostril) +‎ horn (horn) +‎ -ingur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːsˌhɪrtniŋkʏr/

Noun[edit]

nashyrningur m (genitive singular nashyrnings, nominative plural nashyrningar)

  1. rhinoceros, rhino
    • 1967, Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana, page 152.
      Skúrni pad er dyrs nafn i Eddu pulum, enn i einhvôrri ligasog u gamallri nefniz skurni stört dyr sem par syniz ej annad kunna ad vera enn nashyrningur edur einhyrningur.
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