reinsdyr

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From rein +‎ dyr

Noun[edit]

reinsdyr n (definite singular reinsdyret, indefinite plural reinsdyr, definite plural reinsdyra or reinsdyrene)

  1. a reindeer (an Arctic and Subarctic-dwelling deer; Rangifer tarandus)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From rein +‎ dyr

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈræɪnsˌdyːr/

Noun[edit]

reinsdyr n (definite singular reinsdyret, indefinite plural reinsdyr, definite plural reinsdyra)

  1. a reindeer, Rangifer tarandus
    • 1861, Aasmund Olavsson Vinje, "Ferdaminni fraa Sumaren 1860":
      Der maa no vera nokot smaatt fint Gras imillom, som Femulen finner, for ellers kunde der ikki bu annat Liv enn Reinsdyret.
      There must be some small fine grass inbetween for the cattle to find, otherwise no other life than the reindeer could live there.

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