koolt

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Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kold (New Saxon Spelling)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German kōlt, kalt, from Old Saxon kald, from Proto-West Germanic *kald, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-. The a became an o through the effect of the velarised l in the same manner as in Dutch koud and English cold. Cognate with Dutch koud, West Frisian kâld, German kalt, English cold, Danish kold.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

koolt (comparative köler, superlative köölst)

  1. cold

Declension[edit]