segl

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German sekele, from Proto-West Germanic *sikilō, cognate with English sickle, German Sichel. Probably borrowed from Latin sīcilis, sēcula (Campanian dialect).

Noun[edit]

segl c (singular definite seglen, plural indefinite segle)

  1. sickle (tool used for harvesting)
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed via Middle Low German segel from Latin sigillum (seal), a diminutive of signum (sign).

Noun[edit]

segl n (singular definite seglet, plural indefinite segl)

  1. seal (stamp or impression used for identification)

Inflection[edit]

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse segl, from Proto-Germanic *seglą.

Noun[edit]

segl n (genitive singular segls, plural segl)

  1. sail

Declension[edit]

Declension of segl
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative segl seglið segl seglini
accusative segl seglið segl seglini
dative segli seglinum seglum seglunum
genitive segls seglsins segla seglanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse segl, from Proto-Germanic *seglą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segl n (genitive singular segls, nominative plural segl)

  1. sail

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sigillum, via Middle Low German segel

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segl n (definite singular seglet, indefinite plural segl, definite plural segla or seglene)

  1. a seal (impression (often in wax) on a document as a symbol of authenticity)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse segl

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

segl n (definite singular seglet, indefinite plural segl, definite plural segla or seglene)

  1. a sail
Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sigillum, via Middle Low German segel

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segl n (definite singular seglet, indefinite plural segl, definite plural segla)

  1. a seal (impression (often in wax) on a document as a symbol of authenticity)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse segl

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

segl n (definite singular seglet, indefinite plural segl, definite plural segla)

  1. a sail
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

segl

  1. imperative of segla
  2. imperative of segle

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *segl, from Proto-Germanic *seglą. Related to Old Frisian seil, Old Saxon segal, Old Dutch segil, Old High German segal, Old Norse segl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seġl n or m

  1. sail

Declension[edit]

neuter
masculine

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: seyl, seil, sayle, saile

Old Norse[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *seglą.

Noun[edit]

segl n

  1. sail

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *sekla, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *sēdlą.

Noun[edit]

segl

  1. sieve