bonxie vs skua what difference

what is difference between bonxie and skua

English

Etymology

From Scots bonxie, from Old Norse bunki.

Noun

bonxie (plural bonxies)

  1. (Britain, chiefly Shetland) The great skua, Stercorarius skua.

References

  • “bonxie” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Scots

Etymology

From Old Norse bunki.

Noun

bonxie (plural bonxies)

  1. (chiefly Shetland) the great skua, Stercorarius skua
    Synonym: skooi

References

  • “bonxie” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.


English

Etymology

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua), from Old Norse skúfr, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈskjuːə/
  • Homophone: skewer (in non-rhotic accents)

Noun

skua (plural skuas)

  1. Any of various predatory seabirds of the family Stercorariidae that often chase other seabirds to steal their catches.

Synonyms

  • jaeger

Translations

See also

  • skua on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Aksu, Kasu, Kaus, Sauk, auks

French

Etymology

From Faroese skúgvur (Great Skua).

Noun

skua m (plural skuas)

  1. great skua

Synonyms

  • grand labbe

See also

  • Skua on the French Wikipedia.Wikipedia fr
  • labbe

Further reading

  • “skua” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • (of noun) skuene
  • (of verb) skuet

Noun

skua n

  1. definite plural of skue

Verb

skua

  1. inflection of skue:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial