jord

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish iorth, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /joːr/, [joɐ̯ˀ]

Noun[edit]

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorde)

  1. earth
  2. dirt
  3. soil
  4. ground

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorder)

  1. land

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord m, f (definite singular jorda or jorden)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

Noun[edit]

jord f (definite singular jorda)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish iorþ, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *er-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord c

  1. earth, soil; a rock- or sand-based unconsolidated material in which land plants grow
  2. earth; one of the four or five basic elements in alchemical or Taoist philosophy
  3. any (hypothetical) planet very similar to Earth which would be able support human life without ever-present technological support.
  4. a piece of land, suitable for farming
  5. (slightly formal) soil; country, territory; in particular with reference to one's native land.

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ jord in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)