kaldur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

Adjective[edit]

kaldur (comparative kaldari, superlative kaldastur)

  1. cold

Declension[edit]

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) kaldur køld kalt
Accusative (hvønnfall) kaldan kalda
Dative (hvørjumfall) køldum kaldari køldum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (kalds) (kaldar/
kaldrar)
(kalds)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) kaldir kaldar køld
Accusative (hvønnfall) kaldar
Dative (hvørjumfall) køldum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (kalda
kaldra)

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kaldur (comparative kaldari, superlative kaldastur)

  1. (of a thing) cold; having a low temperature
    Kalt járn.
    Cold iron.
    Mér er kalt á höndunum.
    My hands are cold.
  2. (of the weather) cold; causing the air to be cold
  3. cold; unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling
    Köld augu.
    Cold eyes.
    Kaldur svipur.
    A cold look.
  4. cool, calm

Antonyms[edit]

  • (having a low temperature): heitur

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