ælde

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse elli, from Proto-Germanic *aldį̄.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ælde c (singular definite ælden, not used in plural form)

  1. old age, oldness
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish ældæ, ællæ, from Old Norse elda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ælde ‎(imperative æld, infinitive at ælde, present tense ælder, past tense ældede, past participle har ældet)

  1. (transitive) age, cause to grow old
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