"A spider"

Translation:En edderkopp

November 10, 2015

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cobitome

Edderkopp sounds so awesome!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Devotchka0183

It reminds me of the book "The Hobbit" when Bilbo insults the spiders and calls them "Attercop". Maybe this is where is originated...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hrafnunga

Tolkien was a professor of Old Norse, familiar with 16 dialects, so most definitely "attercop" and "edderkopp" share a common origin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burd1e

Might be one of my favorite words in Norsk.

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