gerð

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See also: gerd, Gerd, GERD, and Gerð

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gørð, from Proto-Germanic *garwidō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerð f (genitive singular gerðar, plural gerðir)

  1. action, work, act, deed, making

Declension[edit]

Declension of gerð
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gerð gerðin gerðir gerðirnar
accusative gerð gerðina gerðir gerðirnar
dative gerð gerðini gerðum gerðunum
genitive gerðar gerðarinnar gerða gerðanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gørð, from Proto-Germanic *garwidō. Compare the doublet gjörð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerð f (genitive singular gerðar, nominative plural gerðir)

  1. act, action (usually plural and more often as gjörð)
  2. the act of building, making
  3. type, make, kind

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

gerð f (genitive gerðar, plural gerðir)

  1. yeast, ferment
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Descendants[edit]
  • Norwegian Bokmål: gjerd m, f (action); gjær m (yeast)
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gjerd f (action); gjær m (yeast)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰerdʰ- (to enclose).

Alternative forms[edit]

gjǫrð

Noun[edit]

gerð f (genitive gerðar, plural gerðar)

  1. gear, harness
  2. (plural only) armour
Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

gerð

  1. second-person singular active imperative of gerða

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