Vadim Konovalov wrote:
Icelandic: laukur (Incidentally, none of you will ever guess how to
correctly pronounce that.)

Russian: luk (pronounced similar to English "look"). For some reason,
Icelandic translation of onion is much closer to Russian than any other

The English leek is another cognate (as a word, of the laukr; as a plant, of the onion)...

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