guld

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gull, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (to shine).

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guld n (singular definite guldet, not used in plural form)

  1. gold

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gull, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą.

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Noun[edit]

guld n

  1. gold (metal)
    Guld och klor förenas direkt till guldklorid, AuCl3
    Gold and chlorine immediately form auric chloride, AuCl3
    Guldet når nya rekordnivåer för tredje dagen i rad.
    (The price of) gold reaches new record levels for the third day in a row.
  2. gold as a symbol of money, wealth, fortune or luck, often together with silver; see also the archaic-poetic gull
    Allt är inte guld, som glimmar
    All that glitters is not gold
    Morgonstund har guld i mund
    The morning hour bears gold in its mouth (The early bird catches the worm)
    Tala är silver, tiga är guld
    Speech is silver, silence is golden
  3. short form of guldmedalj; a gold medal or trophy, a victory in a competition
    De svenska gulden svarade kanotisterna för.
    The only Swedish gold medals were those won by the canoeists.

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