Last modified on 16 June 2014, at 08:19

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish iorth, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /joːr/, [joɐ̯ˀ]

NounEdit

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorde)

  1. earth
  2. dirt
  3. soil
  4. ground

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorder)

  1. land

InflectionEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord f

  1. earth (soil)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at earth. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see jord in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) March 2010


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish iorþ, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *er-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord c

  1. earth, soil; a rock- or sand-based unconsolidated material in which land plants grow
  2. earth; one of the four or five basic elements in alchemical or Taoist philosophy
  3. any (hypothetical) planet very similar to Earth which would be able support human life without ever-present technological support.
  4. a piece of land, suitable for farming
  5. (slightly formal) soil; country, territory; in particular with reference to one's native land.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ jord in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)