kaldr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, whence also Old English cald, Old Frisian kald, Old Saxon kald, Old High German kalt, Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌻𐌳𐍃 (kalds). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-.

Adjective[edit]

kaldr

  1. cold

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: kaldur
  • Faroese: kaldur
  • Norwegian: kald
  • Old Swedish: kalder, kaller
  • Old Danish: kald
  • Westrobothnian: kall
  • Elfdalian: kold
  • Gutnish: kaldar

References[edit]

  • kaldr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press