guðspjall

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse guðspjall, probably a calque of Old English godspel (gospel, literally god tale), for *gōdspel (literally good news), used to translate Ecclesiastical Latin bona annuntiatio, itself a translation of Ecclesiastical Latin evangelium / Ancient Greek εὐαγγέλιον (euangélion, evangel), literally "good news".

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Noun[edit]

guðspjall n (genitive singular guðspjalls, nominative plural guðspjöll)

  1. gospel

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