tól

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tól n (genitive singular tóls, plural tól)

  1. tool, instrument

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tól tólið tól tólini
Accusative tól tólið tól tólini
Dative tóli tólinum tólum tólunum
Genitive tóls tólsins tóla tólanna

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tōlą (tool). Cognate with Old English tōl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈtoːl/

Noun[edit]

tól n pl

  1. (plural only) tools, instruments
    • Vǫluspá, verse 3, lines 7-8, in 1860, T. Möbius, Edda Sæmundar hins fróða: mit einem Anhang zum Theil bisher ungedruckter Gedichte. Leipzig, page 1:
      [] tangir skópu, / ok tól görðu.
      [] tongs shaped / and tools made.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: tol n
  • Old Swedish: tol

References[edit]

  • tól in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • tól in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.