See also: gerd, Gerd, GERD, and Gerð

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gørð, from Proto-Germanic *garwidō, related to *garwijaną (to prepare).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gerð f (genitive singular gerðar, plural gerðir)

  1. action, work, act, deed, making

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gerð
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gerð gerðin gerðir gerðirnar
accusative gerð gerðina gerðir gerðirnar
dative gerð gerðini gerðum gerðunum
genitive gerðar gerðarinnar gerða gerðanna

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gørð, from Proto-Germanic *garwidō. Compare the doublet gjörð.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gerð f (genitive singular gerðar, nominative plural gerðir)

  1. act, action (usually plural and more often as gjörð)
  2. the act of building, making
  3. type, make, kind

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ParticipleEdit

gerð

  1. inflection of gerður:
    1. strong feminine singular nominative
    2. strong neuter plural nominative
    3. strong neuter plural accusative

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Nominal derivation from the verb gera (to do, make).

NounEdit

gerð f (genitive gerðar, plural gerðir)

  1. Alternative form of gørð (act)
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Bokmål: gjerd m or f
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gjerd f
  • Danish: gære

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *garwijaną (to prepare). See also gǫrr (to prepare, make ready), Old Dutch gerwen (to prepare), Old English gierwan (to concoct).

NounEdit

gerð f (genitive gerðar, plural gerðir)

  1. yeast, ferment
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Norwegian Bokmål: gjær m
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gjær m
  • Danish: gær c

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Germanic *garwiþō.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

gerð f (genitive gerðar, plural gerðar)

  1. gear, harness
  2. (plural only) armour
DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

gerð

  1. second-person singular active imperative of gerða

ReferencesEdit