tjald

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Faroese tjaldur(oystercatcher). At one point in time, weed was imported to Denmark from the same quay as the Faroese passenger ship Tjaldur docked. Hence the birth of the slang term.

Noun[edit]

tjald n (singular definite tjaldet, not used in plural form)

  1. (slang), weed, pot

Declension[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tjald n (genitive singular tjald, plural tjøld)

  1. (theater) curtain
  2. (cinema) screen
  3. tent

Declension[edit]

n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tjald tjaldið tjøld tjøldini
Accusative tjald tjaldið tjøld tjøldini
Dative tjaldi tjaldinum tjøldum tjøldunum
Genitive tjalds tjaldsins tjalda tjaldanna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tjald n ‎(genitive singular tjalds, nominative plural tjöld)

  1. curtain
  2. movie screen
  3. tent

Declension[edit]