See also: köld and køld

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish kald, from Old Norse kaldr, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, from Proto-Indo-European *gel- (cold).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kold

  1. cold (having a low temperature)
  2. cold (unfriendly, emotionally distant or unfeeling)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of kold
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular kold koldere koldest2
Neuter singular koldt koldere koldest2
Plural kolde koldere koldest2
Definite attributive1 kolde koldere koldeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Baltic origin, compare Lithuanian geltas (yellow) and Latvian dzelta, dzelte (ground pine). Cognate to Finnish kelta.

NounEdit

kold (genitive kolla, partitive kolda)

  1. species of moss from the genus Lycopodium ; ground pine

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German kôlt, from Old Saxon kāld, from Proto-Germanic *kaldaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gel-. The A became an O through the effect of the velarised L in the same manner as in Dutch koud. Cognate with Dutch koud, West Frisian kâld, German kalt, English cold, Danish kold.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kold (comparative köller, superlative köllst)

  1. cold

DeclensionEdit


Middle Low GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kôld

  1. Alternative spelling of kôlt.