røyrkval

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse reyðarhvalr (fin whale), a compound of reyðr (fin whale) + hvalr (whale). Old Norse reyðr is cognate with rauðr (red). Compare Danish rørhval.

Noun[edit]

røyrkval m

  1. fin whale

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References[edit]

  • Falk, Hjalmar; Torp, Alf (1903–06) Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog [Etymological Dictionary of the Norwegian and Danish Languages]