glede

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English glēd.

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Noun[edit]

glede (plural gledes)

  1. A live coal, an ember.
    • 1955: It was hot when I first took it, hot as a glede, and my hand was scorched, so that I doubt if ever again I shall be free of the pain of it. — JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English glida, akin to Icelandic gleetha/gleea, Swedish glada. Compare glide.

Noun[edit]

glede (plural gledes)

  1. Any of several birds of prey, especially a kite, Milvus milvus.

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

glede

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of glijden

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gleði.

Noun[edit]

glede

  1. happiness, joy

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References[edit]

  • “glede” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡlêde/
  • Hyphenation: gle‧de

Adverb[edit]

glȅde (Cyrillic spelling гле̏де)

  1. (with genitive) as regards, concerning