See also: fjäll

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjall, Proto-Germanic *falisaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pels.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fjall n (genitive singular fjals, plural fjøll)

  1. mountain

DeclensionEdit

n10 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fjall fjallið fjøll fjøllini
Accusative fjall fjallið fjøll fjøllini
Dative fjalli fjallinum fjøllum fjøllunum
Genitive fjals fjalsins fjalla fjallanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjall, Proto-Germanic *falisaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pels.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fjall n (genitive singular fjalls, nominative plural fjöll)

  1. mountain
    • Hávamál (English source, Icelandic source)
      Elds er þörf
      þeim er inn er kominn
      og á kné kalinn.
      Matar og voða
      er manni þörf,
      þeim er hefir um fjall farið.
      Fire he needs
      who with frozen knees
      Has come from the cold without;
      Food and clothes
      must the farer have,
      The man from the mountains come.

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *falisaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pels.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fjall n (genitive fjalls, plural fjǫll)

  1. mountain

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: fjeld
  • English: fell
  • Faroese: fjall
  • Icelandic: fjall, fell
  • Norwegian Bokmål: fjell
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: fjell
  • Swedish: fjäll

ReferencesEdit

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