blóð

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See also: blod, blöd, blöð, and blød

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blóð, from Proto-Germanic *blōþą.

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Noun[edit]

blóð n (genitive singular blóðs, uncountable)

  1. blood

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n4s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative blóð blóðið
Accusative blóð blóðið
Dative blóð(i) blóðnum
Genitive blóðs blóðsins

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blóð, from Proto-Germanic *blōþą.

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Noun[edit]

blóð n (genitive singular blóðs, no plural)

  1. blood syn.
  2. offspring, blood relation

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *blōþą (blood). Cognate with Old English blōd, Old Frisian blōd, Old Saxon blōd, Old Dutch bluot, Old High German bluot, Gothic 𐌱𐌻𐍉𐌸 (blōþ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈbloːð/

Noun[edit]

blóð n (genitive blóðs)

  1. (uncountable) blood
    • Vǫluspá, verse 9, lines 7-8, in 1860, T. Möbius, Edda Sæmundar hins fróða: mit einem Anhang zum Theil bisher ungedruckter Gedichte. Leipzig, page 2:
      [] or brimi bloðgu / ok or bláin leggju.
      [] from Brimir's blood / and from Blain's limbs.
  2. (uncountable, metaphorically) offspring
    • Stjórn 16, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 47:
      [] þeir sem hans blóð ok afkuemi uaru drucknuðu ok fyrirforuz i Noa floði.
      [] those of his offspring and progeny drowned and died in Noah's flood.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmäl: blod n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: blod n
  • Swedish: blod n

References[edit]

  • blóð in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • blóð in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.