skaldjur

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

skal +‎ djur. Compare with German Schalentier.

Noun[edit]

skaldjur n

  1. shellfish

Usage notes[edit]

Used in a culinary sense to describe edible marine animals with an exoskeleton, such as crustaceans and molluscs. For example: lobster, crayfish, shrimp, crab, and oyster.

Declension[edit]

Declension of skaldjur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skaldjur skaldjuret skaldjur skaldjuren
Genitive skaldjurs skaldjurets skaldjurs skaldjurens

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