Leif isn’t thinking the Sønska word for “thorn”; he’s thinking a phonetic version of the Ceannic one. It sounds something like “Thawn” or “Thoan”. Listen to this video on Norwegian vowels (starting around 1:07) to hear a long “å” out loud.
(In Ceannic, the languages are called “Ceannic” and “Sonheic”. In Sønska, they’re “Sønska” and “Ceanska”.)
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