kilde

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kilə/, [ˈkʰilə], [ˈkʰill̩]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse kelda, from Proto-Germanic *kaldijǭ, cognate with Norwegian kjelde, Swedish källa. Derived from *kaldaz (kold).

Noun[edit]

kilde c (singular definite kilden, plural indefinite kilder)

  1. spring, fountain, source (a place where water emerges from the ground)
  2. (figuratively) source, fountain, fount (a person or a thing from which something comes)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse kitla, from Proto-Germanic *kitilōną, cognate with Swedish kittla, English kittle, German kitzeln.

Verb[edit]

kilde (imperative kild, infinitive at kilde, present tense kilder, past tense kildede, perfect tense har kildet)

  1. to tickle
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kelda.

Noun[edit]

kilde m (definite singular kilden, indefinite plural kilder, definite plural kildene)

  1. spring (a place where water emerges from the ground)
  2. source
  3. fountain
  4. fount

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