kelda

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kelda (a well, a spring). Cognate with middle High German qual and quil (German quelle); Danish kilde; Swedish källa (source of a stream of water). Confer the English well and Northern English keld (a spring).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kelda f (genitive singular keldu, plural keldur)

  1. spring
  2. bog, swamp
  3. source
  4. (anatomy) fontanelle
  5. ice hole

Declension[edit]

f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kelda keldan keldur keldurnar
Accusative keldu kelduna keldur keldurnar
Dative keldu kelduni keldum keldunum
Genitive keldu keldunnar kelda keldanna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kelda (a well, a spring). Cognate with middle High German qual and quil (German quelle); Danish kilde; Swedish källa (source of a stream of water). Confer the English well and Northern English keld (a spring).

Noun[edit]

kelda f (genitive singular keldu, nominative plural keldur)

  1. a bog, a stagnant pit in a swampy ground

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Confer the Danish place name Roskilde and Icelandic Hróarskelda.

Noun[edit]

kelda f

  1. a well, a spring

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