Gæludýr (Vocabulary for 6/28/2002)


Here are some animals that people might keep as pets (gæludýr).

broddgöltur (m.) - hedgehog
eðla (f.) - lizard
fiskar (m.pl.) - fish
fretta (f.) - ferret
hamstur (m.) - hamster
hundur (m.) - dog
kanína (f.) - rabbit
köttur (m.) - cat
mús (n.) - mouse
páfagaukur (m.) - parrot
rotta (f.) - rat
skaftpáfi (m.) - parakeet
skjaldbaka (f.) - turtle
snákur (m.) - snake

The declension of köttur is interesting, sort of like fjörður, which we saw the other day:

     Sg.      Pl.
nom. köttur   kettir
acc. kött     ketti
dat. ketti    köttum
gen. kattar   katta

Jon

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