See also: old, öld, and ǫld

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫld, from Proto-Germanic *aldiz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

øld f (genitive singular aldar, plural øldir)

  1. age, time
  2. century

DeclensionEdit

f5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative øld øldin øldir øldirnar
Accusative øld øldina øldir øldirnar
Dative øld øldini øldum øldunum
Genitive aldar aldarinnar alda aldanna

Derived termsEdit

  • atomøld (atomic age)
  • bronsuøld (Bronze Age)
  • fornøld (aeon)
  • gulløld (prime-age, zenith)
  • hálvøld (half century)
  • ísøld (ice age)
  • jarnøld (Iron Age)
  • koløld (Carboniferous)
  • kritøld (Cretaceous)
  • miðøld (Middle Ages)
  • nýøld (Neogene)
  • rúmdarøld (space age)
  • steinøld (Stone Age)
  • søguøld (age of the Icelandic sagas)
  • víkingaøld (Viking Age)
Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 12:59