skjøldur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skjǫldr, from Proto-Germanic *skelduz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skjøldur m (genitive singular skjaldrar or skjaldar, plural skjøldrar or skjøldir or skildir)

  1. shield (handheld piece of armor)
  2. shield (anything which protects or defends)
  3. buckler, targe
  4. gable
  5. a Faroese knitting pattern