blad

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See also: blað, błąd, blæd, and Błąd

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Apparently from a dialectal variant of blade. Compare Danish blad (leaf), Swedish blad (leaf).

Noun[edit]

blad (plural blads)

  1. (Scotland) A portfolio; a blotting-book or blotting-pad.
  2. (Australia, wholesale, food trade) A single sheet for use in a display book, illustrating a particular product available from a wholesaler.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Australia, this term is normally only used in the confectionery and soft drink markets.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch blad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blad (plural blaaie, diminutive blaadjie)

  1. sheet of paper
  2. (informal) newspaper

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blad n (singular definite bladet, plural indefinite blade)

  1. leaf
  2. petal
  3. blade
  4. sheet
  5. newspaper, paper
  6. periodical
  7. magazine
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Etymology 2[edit]

See blade (to turn over pages).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blaːd/, [b̥laːˀð], [b̥laðˀ]

Verb[edit]

blad

  1. imperative of blade

Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch blat, from Old Dutch *blat, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

Noun[edit]

blad n (plural bladeren or blaren, diminutive blaadje n)

  1. leaf (of a plant)
    De bladeren begonnen al te verkleuren en enkele zijn reeds gevallen.
    The leaves began to change colour already and some have already fallen off.
    Die olifant lust wel een groen blaadje.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    Synonyms: loof

Noun[edit]

blad n (plural bladen, diminutive blaadje n)

  1. sheet of paper, leaf (in a book)
    Synonyms: vel
  2. page
    Synonyms: bladzijde, pagina
  3. magazine
    Heb je dat nieuwe blad over lokale podiumkunst al gelezen?
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  4. the flat section on the upper side of a table or desk
    Synonyms: bureaublad, tafelblad
    Omdat mijn lamp erop viel zit er een diepe deuk in het blad.
    There is a deep dent in the tabletop, because my lamp fell on it.
  5. the broad, flat blade of a weapon or tool; a blade
    Het blad van het zwaard was zeer verroest.
    The blade of the sword was very rusted.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch blat, from Old Dutch blāt. Possibly related to French blé (wheat).

Noun[edit]

blad n (plural bladen)

  1. (obsolete) usufruct (right to derive profit from somebody else's property)
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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 Blad (andre betydninger) on Norwegian Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

Noun[edit]

blad n (definite singular bladet, indefinite plural blad or blader, definite plural blada or bladene)

  1. a blade (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)
  2. a leaf
  3. a newspaper, magazine or periodical

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

Noun[edit]

blad n (definite singular bladet, indefinite plural blad, definite plural blada)

  1. a blade (as above)
  2. a leaf
  3. a newspaper, magazine or periodical

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-. Compare Old English blæd, Old Frisian bled, Old High German blat, Old Norse blað.

Noun[edit]

blad n

  1. leaf

Declension[edit]



Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish blaþ, from Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃otom, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blad n

  1. (botany) Blade, leaf; an organ of a plant.
  2. Page; one side of a leaf of a book
  3. Leaf, sheet; a piece of paper
  4. Blade; the sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (an organ of a plant): löv
  • (one side of a leaf of a book): sida
  • (a piece of paper): ark, papper
  • (the sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil): klinga

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Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English blood.

Noun[edit]

blad

  1. blood