ceald

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, participle form of *kalaną (to be cold), from Proto-Indo-European *gel- (to be cold, freeze). Cognate with Old Frisian kald (West Frisian kâld), Old Saxon kald (Low German kold), Dutch koud, Old High German kalt (German kalt), Old Norse kaldr (Danish kold, Swedish kall), Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌻𐌳𐍃 (kalds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ċeald (comparative ċealdra, superlative ċealdost)

  1. cold

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative ċealda ċealde ċealde ċealdan nom. ċeald ċealde ċeald ċealda, -e
accusative ċealdan ċealde ċealdan acc. ċealdne ċeald ċealde ċealde ċeald ċealda, -e
genitive ċealdan ċealdra, ċealdena gen. ċealdes ċealdes ċealdre ċealdra
dative ċealdan ċealdum dat. ċealdum ċealdum ċealdre ċealdum
instrumental ċealde


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