See also: blad, błąd, Błąd, and blæd

Faroese

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Etymology

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From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃otom, from *bʰleh₃-.

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Noun

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blað n (genitive singular blaðs, plural bløð)

  1. leaf
  2. sheet, page
  3. newspaper
  4. deck of cards; playing card
  5. (knife) blade
  6. (ship's propeller) blade
  7. (oar) blade

Declension

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Declension of blað
n6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative blað blaðið bløð bløðini
accusative blað blaðið bløð bløðini
dative blað, blaði blaðnum, blaðinum bløðum bløðunum
genitive blaðs blaðsins blaða blaðanna

Synonyms

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2. ark
3. dagblað, tíðindablað, avís
4. kortablað; spælikort
6. skrúvublað

Derived terms

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References

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  1. ^ Árnason, Kristján (2011) The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese (The Phonology of the World's Languages), Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 85

Further reading

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Icelandic

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Etymology

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From Old Norse blað, from Proto-Germanic *bladą, maybe from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-.

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Noun

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blað n (genitive singular blaðs, nominative plural blöð)

  1. a sheet of paper
  2. a newspaper or magazine
  3. leaf
  4. (of grass) blade
  5. (of a knife, sword) blade
  6. (music) reed (thin piece in a woodwind instrument that vibrates to produce sound)

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Old Norse

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Etymology

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From Proto-Germanic *bladą, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlh̥₃oto, from *bʰleh₃-. Compare Old English blæd (English blade), Old Frisian bled (West Frisian bled), Old Saxon blad, Old High German blat (German Blatt).

Noun

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blað n

  1. a leaf of a plant
  2. herb

Declension

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Synonyms

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  • (leaf): lauf n (especially of trees)
  • (herb): urt ?

Descendants

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  • Icelandic: blað
  • Faroese: blað
  • Norwegian: blad
  • Old Swedish: blaþ, ᛒᛚᛆᚦ (Runic)
  • Danish: blad