skjold

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /skjɔl/, [sɡ̊jʌlˀ]

Noun[edit]

skjold c (singular definite skjolden, plural indefinite skjolder)

  1. blotch, discoloration

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse skjǫldr, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keit-, *(s)keid-, *kheit- (shield, cover). Compare Norwegian skjold, Swedish sköld, Icelandic skjöldur, West Frisian skyld, English shield, Dutch schild, German Schild.

Noun[edit]

skjold n (singular definite skjoldet, plural indefinite skjolde)

  1. shield, buckler
  2. shield, shell, carapace

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skjǫldr m, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz (shield), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keit-, *(s)keid-, *kheit- (shield, cover). Compare Danish skjold, Swedish sköld, Icelandic skjöldur.

Noun[edit]

skjold n

  1. shield (armor)

Inflection[edit]