gjelde

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gjalda

Verb[edit]

gjelde (present tense gjelder, passive gjeldes, simple past gjaldt, past participle gjeldt, present participle gjeldende)

  1. to apply (to), be applicable to
  2. to be valid
  3. to matter

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse gelda

Verb[edit]

gjelde (imperative gjeld, present tense gjelder, passive gjeldes, simple past gjelda or gjeldet or gjeldte, past participle gjelda or gjeldet or gjeldt, present participle gjeldende)

  1. to castrate

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

gjelde (present tense gjeld, past tense galdt or gjaldt, past participle golde or gjeldt, present participle gjeldande, imperative gjeld)
or
gjelde (present tense gjeldar or gjelder, past tense gjelda or gjelde, past participle gjelda or gjeldt, present participle gjeldande, imperative gjeld)

  1. Alternative form of gjelda