gleði

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gleði (gladness)

See also Faroese gleða and glaður

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gleði f (genitive singular gleði, plural gleðir)

  1. happiness, joy

Declension[edit]

Declension of gleði (defective)
f33 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gleði gleðin gleðir gleðirnar
accusative gleði gleðina gleðir gleðirnar
dative gleði gleðini
genitive gleði gleðinnar

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gleði f (genitive singular gleði, nominative plural gleðir)

  1. happiness, joy

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gladį̄, equivalent to glaðr +‎ -i.

Noun[edit]

gleði f (genitive gleði)

  1. gladness, merriment

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • Danish: glæde
  • Faroese: gleði
  • Icelandic: gleði
  • Norwegian Bokmål: glede
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: glede
  • Swedish: glädje

References[edit]

  • Entry "gleði" on page 166 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).