Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gjalda

VerbEdit

gjelde (present tense gjelder, passive gjeldes, simple past gjaldt, past participle gjeldt, present participle gjeldende)

  1. to apply (to), be applicable to
  2. to be valid
  3. to matter

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse gelda

VerbEdit

gjelde (imperative gjeld, present tense gjelder, passive gjeldes, simple past gjelda or gjeldet or gjeldte, past participle gjelda or gjeldet or gjeldt, present participle gjeldende)

  1. to castrate

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

gjelde (present tense gjeld, past tense galdt or gjaldt, past participle golde or gjeldt, present participle gjeldande, imperative gjeld)
or
gjelde (present tense gjeldar or gjelder, past tense gjelda or gjelde, past participle gjelda or gjeldt, present participle gjeldande, imperative gjeld)

  1. Alternative form of gjelda