FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gleði (gladness)

See also Faroese gleða and glaður

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gleði f (genitive singular gleði, plural gleðir)

  1. happiness, joy

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gleði (defective)
f33 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gleði gleðin gleðir gleðirnar
accusative gleði gleðina gleðir gleðirnar
dative gleði gleðini
genitive gleði gleðinnar

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gleði f (genitive singular gleði, nominative plural gleðir)

  1. happiness, joy

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gladį̄, equivalent to glaðr +‎ -i.

NounEdit

gleði f (genitive gleði)

  1. gladness, merriment

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Danish: glæde
  • Faroese: gleði
  • Icelandic: gleði
  • Norwegian Bokmål: glede
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: glede
  • Swedish: glädje

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry "gleði" on page 166 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).