jord

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See also: jorð and jǫrð

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish iorþ, iorth, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorde)

  1. earth
  2. dirt
  3. soil
  4. ground

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorder)

  1. land

Declension[edit]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord m, f ‎(definite singular jorda or jorden)

  1. earth, soil, ground
    • "Nettene blir varmere enn dagene", Dagens Næeringsliv, 10 March 2016.
      En ny studie, ledet av forsker Richard Davy ved Nansensenteret og Bjerknessenteret, forklarer utviklingen med en naturlig syklus i luftlaget nærmest jorda.
    • Andreas Capjon, quoted in Hanne Sofie Fremstad, "Dette er en seter", Dagsavisen, 14 March 2016.
      Dyrking i byen krever kunnskap om jord og planter, men også kreativitet i bruken av plass.
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on; see also Jorden)
    • Bjørn Stærk, "Effektiv altruisme – veldedighet for kalkulatormennesker", Aftenposten, 28 December 2015.
      I følge filosofen Nick Bostrom vil 10^56 mennesker og AIer kunne eksistere i fremtiden på jorden og alle andre planeter.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

jord

  1. imperative of jorde

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

Noun[edit]

jord f ‎(definite singular jorda)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived terms[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish iorþ, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jord c

  1. earth, soil; a rock- or sand-based unconsolidated material in which land plants grow
  2. earth, ground (as opposed to the sky or sea)
  3. earth; one of the four or five basic elements in alchemical or Taoist philosophy
  4. any (hypothetical) planet very similar to Earth which would be able support human life without ever-present technological support.
  5. a piece of land, suitable for farming
  6. (slightly formal) soil; country, territory; in particular with reference to one's native land.
  7. earth, ground; electrical connection to the earth/ground

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jord 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jord jorden jordar jordarna
Genitive jords jordens jordars jordarnas

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References[edit]

  1. ^ jord in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)