blað

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See also: blad, błąd, blæd, and blatt

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

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Noun[edit]

blað n (genitive singular blaðs, plural bløð)

  1. leaf
  2. sheet, page
  3. newspaper
  4. deck of cards; playing card
  5. (knife) blade
  6. (ship's propeller) blade
  7. (oar) blade

Declension[edit]

n6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative blað blaðið bløð bløðini
Accusative blað blaðið bløð bløðini
Dative blað(i) blað(i)num bløðum bløðunum
Genitive blaðs blaðsins blaða blaðanna

Synonyms[edit]

2. ark
3. dagblað, tíðindablað, avís
4. kortablað; spælikort
6. skrúvublað

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blað n (genitive singular blaðs, nominative plural blöð)

  1. a sheet of paper syn.
  2. a newspaper or magazine syn.
  3. a leaf syn.
  4. (of grass) a blade
  5. (of a knife, sword) a blade syn.
  6. a reed for a musical instrument

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-. Compare Old English blæd (English blade), Old Frisian bled (West Frisian bled), Old Saxon blad, Old High German blat (German Blatt).

Noun[edit]

blað n

  1. a leaf of a plant
  2. herb

Descendants[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (leaf): lauf n (especially of trees)