slóð

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See also: sloth and słód

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slóð. Compare English sleuth.

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Noun[edit]

slóð f (genitive singular slóðar, plural slóðir)

  1. trace
  2. (computing) link, hyperlink

Declension[edit]

Declension of slóð
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative slóð slóðin slóðir slóðirnar
accusative slóð slóðina slóðir slóðirnar
dative slóð slóðini slóðum slóðunum
genitive slóðar slóðarinnar slóða slóðanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse slóð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

slóð f (genitive singular slóðar, nominative plural slóðir)

  1. a trail, a beaten track, a path
  2. (used in the plural) an area, a region, neck of the woods
  3. (computing) file path, URL

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Proto-Germanic *slīdaną (to slide). See also English slide, sled, and sledge (sense 2).[1]

Noun[edit]

slóð f

  1. trail, track

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: slod, slo
  • English: sleuth
  • Faroese: slóð

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walter W[illiam] Skeat (1910), “SLEUTH”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, new (4th) revised and enlarged edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: At the Clarendon Press, published 1963, OCLC 713911278.