Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse blíðr, from Proto-Germanic *blīþiz. Cognate with Danish blid, Norwegian Nynorsk blid, Old Frisian blīd-; Old English blīþe (English blithe); Old Saxon blīdi (Dutch blijde), Old High German blīdi, Icelandic blíður, Gothic 𐌱𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐍃 (bleiþs).

Adjective edit

blíður (comparative blíðari, superlative blíðastur)

  1. hospitable, hearty
  2. friendly, sincere, pleased and glad
  3. mild, smooth

Declension edit

blíður a15
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) blíður blíð blítt
Accusative (hvønnfall) blíðan blíða
Dative (hvørjumfall) blíðum blíðari blíðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (blíðs) (blíðar) (blíðs)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) blíðir blíðar blíð
Accusative (hvønnfall) blíðar
Dative (hvørjumfall) blíðum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (blíða)

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Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse blíðr, from Proto-Germanic *blīþiz. Cognate with Danish blid, Norwegian Nynorsk blid, Old Frisian blīd-; Old English blīþe (English blithe); Old Saxon blīdi (Dutch blijde), Old High German blīdi, Faroese blíður, Gothic 𐌱𐌻𐌴𐌹𐌸𐍃 (bleiþs).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

blíður (comparative blíðari, superlative blíðastur)

  1. kind, obliging, mild, tender, affable, friendly, good-natured

Inflection edit

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