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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse epli, from Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epli n (genitive singular eplis, plural epli)

  1. potato (Solanum tuberosum)
  2. (poetic, biblical) apple

Usage notesEdit

Note that an apple is in common usage always referred to as súrepli.

DeclensionEdit

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative epli eplið epli(r) eplini
Accusative epli eplið epli(r) eplini
Dative epli epl(i)num eplum eplunum
Genitive eplis eplisins epla eplanna

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse epli, from Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl.

NounEdit

epli n (genitive singular eplis, nominative plural epli)

  1. apple
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See epill.

NounEdit

epli

  1. indefinite dative singular of epill

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

epli n

(non-standard since 2012)

  1. definite plural of eple

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *apalją, *apluz (apple, fruit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ébōl. Cognate with Old English æppel, Old Frisian appel, Old Saxon appel (Dutch appel), Old High German apful (German Apfel), Crimean Gothic apel. The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish uball (Irish úll), Lithuanian obuolys, Proto-Slavic *ablъko (Russian я́блоко (jábloko)).

NounEdit

epli n

  1. apple

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: eple n
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: eple n
  • Swedish: äpple n

ReferencesEdit

  • epli in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press