𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸

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Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gulþą (“gold”). Cognate with Old English gold, Old Frisian gold, Old Saxon gold, Old Dutch golt, Old High German gold, Old Norse gull. See also Finnish kulta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸 • (gulþn

  1. gold
    • 6th century, Ulfilas, Codex Ambrosianus, Timothy I 2:9:
      […] 𐌽𐌹 𐌹̈𐌽 𐍆𐌻𐌰𐌷𐍄𐍉𐌼 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐌸𐌰𐌿 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸𐌰 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐌸𐌰𐌿 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌹𐌺𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍄𐌿𐌼 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐌸𐌰𐌿 𐍅𐌰𐍃𐍄𐌾𐍉𐌼 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌿𐌱𐌰𐌹𐌼,
      […] ni ïn flahtōm aiþþau gulþa aiþþau marikreitum aiþþau wastjōm galaubaim,
      […] not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem
Singular Plural
Nominative 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸
gulþ
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Vocative 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸
gulþ
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Accusative 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸
gulþ
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Genitive 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸𐌹𐍃
gulþis
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Dative 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸𐌰
gulþa
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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lehmann, Winfred P. (1986) A Gothic Etymological Dictionary, based on the 3rd ed. of Feist’s dictionary, Leiden: E. J. Brill.