tjäll

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish tiæld, from Old Norse tjald; doublet of tält (tent.)

Noun[edit]

tjäll n

  1. Hut, simple residence.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą, from *teldaną (to cover.)

Noun[edit]

tjäll n

  1. (hunting) A tent used to cover the seal-hunting boat, fälbåtn, whereunder the hunters can rest or sleep.