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skald

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skald.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɔːld/, /skæld/

NounEdit

skald (plural skalds)

  1. (historical) a Nordic poet of the Viking Age
    • 2010, Myra Gross, Archie Gunn, The Star of Valhalla[1], Wildside Press LLC, ISBN 9781434404633, page 335:
      Command Egil the Skald to stand forth and stir our viking blood with his songs of thee.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skald.

NounEdit

skald n (genitive singular skalds, plural skald or skøld)

  1. poet, composer

DeclensionEdit

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skald skaldið skald skaldini
Accusative skald skaldið skald skaldini
Dative skaldi skaldinum skaldum skaldunum
Genitive skalds skaldsins skalda skaldanna
n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative skald skaldið skøld skøldini
Accusative skald skaldið skøld skøldini
Dative skaldi skaldinum skøldum skøldunum
Genitive skalds skaldsins skalda skaldanna

Old NorseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin, but possibly from Proto-Indo-European *sekw- (to utter, say).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

skald n

  1. poet, skald

DescendantsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skald.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skȁld m (Cyrillic spelling ска̏лд) or skȃld m (Cyrillic spelling ска̑лд)

  1. skald

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skald (skald).

NounEdit

skald c

  1. poet