sól

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sól, from Proto-Germanic *sōwulō, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sól f (genitive singular sólar, plural sólir)

  1. sun

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sól sólin sólir sólirnar
Accusative sól sólina sólir sólirnar
Dative sól sólini sólum sólunum
Genitive sólar sólarinnar sóla sólanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sól, from Proto-Germanic *sōwulō, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic слъньцє (slŭnĭce), Latin sōl, Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hēlios), Sanskrit सूर (sūra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sól f (genitive singular sólar, nominative plural sólir)

  1. the sun (star around which the Earth revolves)
    • Á Sprengisandi (“On Sprengisandur”) by Grímur Thomsen
      Ríðum, ríðum og rekum yfir sandinn,
      rennur sól á bak við Arnarfell,
      hér á reiki er margur óhreinn andinn,
      úr því fer að skyggja á jökulsvell;
      Drottinn leiði drösulinn minn,
      drjúgur verður síðasti áfanginn.
      Ride, ride, ride hard across the sands,
      the sun is settling behind Arnarfell.
      Here many spirits of the dark
      threaten in the gloom over the glacier's ice.
      The Lord leads my horse,
      it is still a long, long way home.
    Sólin er björt.
    The sun is bright.
  2. sun (applied to any star or used metaphorically)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (the sun): sunna (poetic)

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sōwulō (sun), from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥ (sun). Cognate with Old English sōl, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐌹𐌻 (sauil),

Noun[edit]

sól f (genitive sólar, plural sólir)

  1. sun

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian: sol m, f
  • Swedish: sol c

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *solь, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂l-, *séh₂ls.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sól f

  1. salt (common substance, NaCl)
  2. (chemistry) salt

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sól impf

  1. second-person imperative of solić