Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kelda.

NounEdit

kjelde f or m (definite singular kjelda or kjelden, indefinite plural kjelder, definite plural kjeldene)

  1. alternative form of kilde

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kelda, from Proto-Germanic *kaldijǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [²c͡çɛɪ̯ldə], /²c͡çɛldə/, /²çɛlːə/

NounEdit

kjelde f (definite singular kjelda, indefinite plural kjelder, definite plural kjeldene)

  1. wellhead, source
    Dei henta vatn i kjelda.
    They fetched water from the source.
  2. a source of a resource lying under the earth, a reservoir
    Dei fann ei oljekjelde under ørkensanda.
    They found a reservoir of oil below the desert sand.
  3. a cause, a reason
    Hendinga var ei kjelde til frustrasjon.
    The incident was a cause of frustration.
  4. a source of information
    Er kjeldene dine til å stola på?
    Are your sources to be trusted?

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