ugla

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ugla ‎(owl) (compare Swedish uggla, Danish ugle), from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare English owl, Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, German Eule), diminutive of *uwwǭ ‘eagle-owl’ (compare German Uhu), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ (compare Swedish uv ‘horned owl’, Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-.

Noun[edit]

ugla f (genitive singular uglu, plural uglur)

  1. owl

Declension[edit]

Declension of ugla
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ugla uglan uglur uglurnar
accusative uglu ugluna uglur uglurnar
dative uglu ugluni uglum uglunum
genitive uglu uglunnar ugla uglanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ugla ‎(owl) (compare Swedish uggla, Danish ugle), from Proto-Germanic *uwwalǭ (compare English owl, Dutch uil, West Frisian ûle, German Eule), diminutive of *uwwǭ ‘eagle-owl’ (compare German Uhu), of imitative origin or a variant of *ūfaz, *ūfǭ (compare Swedish uv ‘horned owl’, Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla f ‎(genitive singular uglu, nominative plural uglur)

  1. owl

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of ugle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugla f

  1. definite singular of ugle