See also: gjörð, gjørð, and gjǫrð

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gjǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *gerdō. The Old Norse word has been borrowed into English girth.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡjoːˀr/, [ˈɡ̊joˀɒ̯], [ˈɡ̊joɐ̯ˀ] or IPA(key): /ɡjorˀd/, [ˈɡ̊joɐ̯ˀd̥]

NounEdit

gjord c (singular definite gjorden, plural indefinite gjorde)

  1. a girth

ReferencesEdit

gjord” in Den Danske Ordbog


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

gjord

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of gjera and gjere

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jʊɖː/ (standard Swedish) IPA(key): /juːrd/ (some dialects)
  • (file)
  • Homophones: hjord, jord (both if pronounced non-standard Swedish-wise with a long o-sound)

Etymology 1Edit

The past participle of göra.

AdjectiveEdit

gjord

  1. made, done
    som gjorda för varann
    as if made for each other
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of gjord
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular gjord
Neuter singular gjort
Plural gjorda
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 gjorde
All gjorda
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish giorþ, from Old Norse gjǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *gerdō.[1]

NounEdit

gjord c

 
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  1. a girth (belt around a horse)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of gjord 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gjord gjorden gjordar gjordarna
Genitive gjords gjordens gjordars gjordarnas
Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ gjord in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)