gjalda

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjalda, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- ‎(to pay). Cognates include English yield, German gelten, Dutch gelden, Swedish gälla, Norwegian gjelde, Icelandic gjalda and Danish gælde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gjalda ‎(third person singular past indicative galt, third person plural past indicative goldið, supine goldið)

  1. to pay

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be mixed with galda or gelda which are partially homophonic with this verb.


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjalda, from Proto-Germanic *geldaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰeldʰ- ‎(to pay). Cognates include English yield, German gelten, Dutch gelden, Swedish gälla, Norwegian gjelde, Faroese gjalda and Danish gælde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gjalda ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative galt, third-person plural past indicative guldu, supine goldið)

  1. to pay

Conjugation[edit]