IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse. Cognate with Danish hvile (rest), German Weile, Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, interval, time period), English while.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hvíld f (genitive singular hvíldar, nominative plural hvíldir)

  1. rest, repose

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from hvíla.

NounEdit

hvíld f (genitive hvíldar, plural hvíldir)

  1. rest, repose
  2. pause
    • þá var hvíld nǫkkur á um bardagann.
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: hvíld
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kvild

VerbEdit

hvíld

  1. inflection of hvíla:
    1. past participle strong feminine nominative singular
    2. past participle strong neuter nominative/accusative plural

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