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 Post subject: a possible spider????
PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:41 pm 
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I was looking for the word spider to finish my translation of "there was an old woman...."

I couldn't find one so I was thinking mayby we could use

ederkjålk = poison jaw

jaw is masculine so I guess this would be too

I based my decision on the fact that Danish and Norwegian call a spider poison head and we have examples of similar name formation in Norn (four footed =cat, greyhead = mouse, brown one = otter and so on)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:08 pm 
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Ah just spotted this in the dictionary..... how I missed it the first time round I'm not so sure.

eterkap nn. large spider

So are there any poisonous animals that need a Nynorn name? ederkjålk =????


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