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]

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]

Derived terms[edit]


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