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- Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
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- 8 Word Meaning
- “mallard” includes the meaning “duck,” which includes the meaning “bird.” This relationship is called hyponymy.
- An Old English etymon for Modern English <Emphasis Type="Italic
- To the place-name scholar, “duck stream” is a much more convincing etymology than “dragon well”.
- Saami Loanwords in Old Norse¹
- 'duck'.¹⁵ This etymology is followed by Kock (1887: 74–75), Tamm.
- WATERBIRDS OF OHIO c d guidebook
- Anas strepera • An-as [a duck] strep-er-ah [noisy].
- An Addendum to "Ten Scandinavian and North English Etymologies
- attempts unsuccessful and suggested my own jocular etymology from æðr 'eider duck' (cf. Grágás, Gullfjoðr, Hryggjar-stykki, etc.).
Suggested Web Resources
- duck (n.1) - Online Etymology Dictionary
- The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: Search Mode, Natural waterfowl, O.E.
- lame duck - Online Etymology Dictionary
- The Online Etymology Dictionary.
- Duck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Etymology. Female Mallard.
- World Wide Words: Break one's duck
- Sep 18, 2004 Where does break one's duck come from and what does it mean? A It's not as To forestall lots of e-mails, I should say it's a folk etymology.
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