vold

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vald, from Proto-Germanic *waldą, cognate with Swedish våld, German Gewalt.

Noun[edit]

vold c (singular definite volden, not used in plural form)

  1. violence
  2. force
  3. assault and battery
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German wal, from Proto-Germanic *wallaz, *wallą, cognate with English wall, German Wall. An early loan from Latin vallum.

Noun[edit]

vold c (singular definite volden, plural indefinite volde)

  1. bank
  2. embankment
  3. rampart, earthwork
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse vǫllr, from Proto-Germanic *walþuz (forest), cognate with German Wald. Doublet of val.

Noun[edit]

vold c (singular definite volden, plural indefinite volde)

  1. (archaic) field, meadow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

vold

  1. imperative of volde

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vald.

Noun[edit]

vold m (definite singular volden)

  1. violence
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vold

  1. imperative of volde

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

vold m (definite singular volden, uncountable)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of vald

Verb[edit]

vold

  1. (non-standard since 2012) imperative of volda