Hulda

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name occurs in the Bible, but in Scandinavia it became popular through a 19th century ballad, and is usually associated with the adjective huld ‎(gentle, graceful), cognate to German hold.

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda

  1. Huldah (biblical figure)
  2. A female given name popular in the 19th century.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Hulda: Hulduson
  • daughter of Huldu: Huldudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hulda
Accusative Huldu
Dative Huldu
Genitive Huldu

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of biblical Hebrew origin, and from Swedish Hulda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhuldɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Hul‧da

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda

  1. Huldah (biblical figure)
    • 1642 Biblia, Toinen Chrönikän Kirja 34:22:
      NIin Hilkia meni nijden cansa/ jotca Cuningalda lähetetyt olit/ Prophetissan Huldan Sallumin Takehathin Hasran pojanpojan waatetten kätkiän emännän tygö/ joca asui toisella puolella Jerusalemis/ ja puhui sencaltaisia hänen cansans.
      And Hilkiah, and they that the king had appointed, went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvath, the son of Hasrah, keeper of the wardrobe; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the college:) and they spake to her to that effect. (KJV 2 Chronicles 34:22)
  2. A female given name popular in the 19th century.
    • 1894 Teuvo Pakkala, Elsa, SKS (1995), ISBN 951-717-841-7, page 173:
      ―Sanoi Aappo nimenkin, vaan...olkaapas vaiti...ei se tainnut Hilta olla, vaan h:n päältä se oli.
      ―Kenen tyttäriä?
      ―No Montinin...
      ―Montinin Hulda! sanoi Elsa kiihkeästi ja enemmän itselleen kuin muille.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Hulda (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Hulda Huldat
genitive Huldan Huldien
partitive Huldaa Huldia
illative Huldaan Huldiin
singular plural
nominative Hulda Huldat
accusative nom. Hulda Huldat
gen. Huldan
genitive Huldan Huldien
Huldainrare
partitive Huldaa Huldia
inessive Huldassa Huldissa
elative Huldasta Huldista
illative Huldaan Huldiin
adessive Huldalla Huldilla
ablative Huldalta Huldilta
allative Huldalle Huldille
essive Huldana Huldina
translative Huldaksi Huldiksi
instructive Huldin
abessive Huldatta Hulditta
comitative Huldineen

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda

  1. Huldah (biblical figure)
  2. A female given name popular in the 19th century.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda f

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda

  1. Huldah (biblical figure)
  2. A female given name popular in the 19th century.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hulda

  1. Huldah (biblical figure)
  2. A female given name popular in the 19th century.