kyrtill

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kyrtill, cognate with English kirtle.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kyrtill m (genitive singular kyrtils, nominative plural kyrtlar)

  1. gown, tunic, robe
    • Luke 6:29 (English, Icelandic)
      Slái þig einhver á kinnina, skaltu og bjóða hina, og taki einhver yfirhöfn þína, skaltu ekki varna honum að taka kyrtilinn líka.
      If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also. If someone takes your cloak, do not stop him from taking your tunic.

DeclensionEdit


Old NorseEdit

 
kyrtill - Men dressed in kirtles of the High Middle Ages
 
kyrtill - Women dressed in 14th century kirtles busy with cutting and sewing linen cloth.

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

kyrtill m

  1. (clothing) kirtle, tunic (a one-piece garment)
Derived termsEdit
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DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: kjortel, kjole
  • Faroese: kyrtil
  • Icelandic: kyrtill

ReferencesEdit

  • Entry "kyrtill" on page 256 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).