jord

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish iorþ, iorth, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorde)

  1. earth
  2. dirt
  3. soil
  4. ground

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

jord c (singular definite jorden, plural indefinite jorder)

  1. land

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord m, f ‎(definite singular jorda or jorden)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on; see also Jorden)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.

NounEdit

jord f ‎(definite singular jorda)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. the earth, or the Earth (the planet we live on)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish iorþ, from Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jord c

  1. earth, soil; a rock- or sand-based unconsolidated material in which land plants grow
  2. earth, ground (as opposed to the sky or sea)
  3. earth; one of the four or five basic elements in alchemical or Taoist philosophy
  4. any (hypothetical) planet very similar to Earth which would be able support human life without ever-present technological support.
  5. a piece of land, suitable for farming
  6. (slightly formal) soil; country, territory; in particular with reference to one's native land.
  7. earth, ground; electrical connection to the earth/ground

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jord
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jord jorden jordar jordarna
Genitive jords jordens jordars jordarnas

HomophonesEdit

SynonymsEdit

soil
  1. mull
  2. mark
earth, ground (not sky or sea)
  1. backe
  2. landbacke
  3. mark
country
  1. land


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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