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jord

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


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord m, f (definite singular jorda or jorden)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

jord f (definite singular jorda)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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)