epli

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse epli, from Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epli n (genitive singular eplis, plural epli)

  1. potato (Solanum tuberosum)
  2. (kvæði, bible) apple

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Usage notes[edit]

Note that an apple is in common usage always referred to as súrepli.

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative epli eplið epli(r) eplini
Accusative epli eplið epli(r) eplini
Dative epli epl(i)num eplum eplunum
Genitive eplis eplisins epla eplanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse epli, from Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

Noun[edit]

epli n (genitive singular eplis, nominative plural epli)

  1. apple
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See epill.

Noun[edit]

epli

  1. indefinite dative singular of epill

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl. Cognate with Old English æppel, Old Frisian appel, Old Saxon appel (Dutch appel), Old High German apful (German Apfel), Crimean Gothic apel. The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish uball (Irish úll), Lithuanian obuolys, Common Slavonic *ablъko (Russian я́блоко (jábloko)).

Noun[edit]

epli n

  1. apple

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: eple n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: eple n
  • Swedish: äpple n

References[edit]

  • epli in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press