skuld

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch schuld, from Middle Dutch schult, from Old Dutch *skult, from Proto-Germanic *skuldiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skuld (plural skulde)

  1. guilt, fault
  2. debt

Descendants[edit]

  • Sotho: sekoloto
  • Tswana: sekoloto
  • Zulu: isikweletu

Verb[edit]

skuld (present skuld, present participle skuldende, past participle geskuld)

  1. (transitive) to owe

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

skuld

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌺𐌿𐌻𐌳

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skuld, from Proto-Germanic *skuldiz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

skuld f (genitive singular skuldar, nominative plural skuldir)

  1. a debt
  2. (plural only, of a company) liabilities
  3. guilt

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

skuld f (definite singular skulda, indefinite plural skulder, definite plural skuldene)

  1. Alternative form of skyld

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skuldiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kéltis.

Noun[edit]

skuld f

  1. debt, obligation

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skuld, from Proto-Germanic *skuldiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kéltis.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

skuld c

  1. debt
  2. guilt

Declension[edit]

Declension of skuld 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skuld skulden skulder skulderna
Genitive skulds skuldens skulders skuldernas

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Not from Old Frisian, which has i and e.”)

Noun[edit]

skuld c (plural skulden, diminutive skuldsje)

  1. debt
  2. guilt, fault

Further reading[edit]

  • skuld”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011