sild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian and Danish, from Old Norse síld. More at sile. See also sillock.

Noun[edit]

sild (countable and uncountable, plural silds)

  1. Any young herring (other than a sprat), especially if canned and processed in Scandinavia for sale as a sardine.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild c (singular definite silden, plural indefinite sild)

  1. herring
  2. (slang) a young (especially attractive) woman

Inflection[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild (genitive silla, partitive silda)

  1. bridge

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild f (genitive singular sildar, plural sildir)

  1. herring (Clupea harengus)

Declension[edit]

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sild sildin sildir sildirnar
Accusative sild sildina sildir sildirnar
Dative sild sildini sildum sildunum
Genitive sildar sildarinnar silda sildanna

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild f, m

  1. herring

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sild and síld.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild f (definite singular silda; indefinite plural sildar/silder; definite plural sildane/sildene)

  1. herring; Clupea harengus

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