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Norwegian translation: Elg

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06:45 Dec 20, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Moose
animal
Mia Verdugo
Norwegian translation:Elg
Explanation:
Elg is actually Alces alces, ie European elk, while the moose is Alces americanus - their close American/canadian relative.
En elg - elgen - elger - elgene.
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Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 14:12
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Elg


Explanation:
Elg is actually Alces alces, ie European elk, while the moose is Alces americanus - their close American/canadian relative.
En elg - elgen - elger - elgene.

Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 14:12
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 2240
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mats Wiman: Nothing more needs to be said
11 mins

agree  Pro Lingua
26 mins

agree  stratos
11 hrs

agree  Trond Ruud: Interesting discourse on the origins of "Elg"
9 days
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