hjól

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjól.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjól n (genitive singular hjóls, plural hjól)

  1. a wheel
  2. (of a bicycle or car) a tire

Declension[edit]

Declension of hjól
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hjól hjólið hjól hjólini
accusative hjól hjólið hjól hjólini
dative hjóli hjólinum hjólum hjólunum
genitive hjóls hjólsins hjóla hjólanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hjól.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hjól n (genitive singular hjóls, nominative plural hjól)

  1. a wheel
  2. (of a bicycle or car) a tire
  3. a bike (short for reiðhjól)

Declension[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hweulō (plural of *hwehwlą, whence Old Norse hvél), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷléh₂, plural of *kʷekʷlóm, *kʷékʷlos (wheel). Compare Old English hwēol, Old Saxon hwiol, Old Frisian hwēl.

Noun[edit]

hjól n

  1. wheel

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press