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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sól, from Proto-Germanic *sōwulō, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sól f (genitive singular sólar, plural sólir)

  1. sun

DeclensionEdit

Declension of sól
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sól sólin sólir sólirnar
accusative sól sólina sólir sólirnar
dative sól sólini sólum sólunum
genitive sólar sólarinnar sóla sólanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sól, from Proto-Germanic *sōwulō, from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic слъньцє (slŭnĭce), Latin sōl, Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios), Sanskrit सूर (sūra).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /souːl/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -ouːl

NounEdit

sól f (genitive singular sólar, nominative plural sólir)

  1. the sun (star which illuminates one side of the Earth)
    • Á Sprengisandi (“On Sprengisandur”) by Grímur Thomsen
      Ríðum, ríðum og rekum yfir sandinn,
      rennur sól á bak við Arnarfell,
      hér á reiki er margur óhreinn andinn,
      úr því fer að skyggja á jökulsvell;
      Drottinn leiði drösulinn minn,
      drjúgur verður síðasti áfanginn.
      Ride, ride, ride hard across the sands,
      the sun is settling behind Arnarfell.
      Here many spirits of the dark
      threaten in the gloom over the glacier's ice.
      The Lord leads my horse,
      it is still a long, long way home.
    Sólin er björt.
    The sun is bright.
  2. sun (applied to any star or used metaphorically)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (the sun): sunna (poetic)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • sól in Icelandic dictionaries at islex.is
  • sól in Hólmarsson et al.: Íslensk-ensk orðabók. 1989.

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sōwulō (sun), from Proto-Indo-European *sóh₂wl̥ (sun). Cognate with Old English sōl, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌿𐌹𐌻 (sauil),

NounEdit

sól f (genitive sólar, plural sólir)

  1. sun

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian: sol (Bokmål) m or f, sol (Nynorsk) f
  • Swedish: sol c

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *solь, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂l-, *séh₂ls.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sól f

  1. salt (common substance, NaCl)
  2. (chemistry) salt

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

sól impf

  1. second-person singular imperative of solić

Further readingEdit

  • sól in Polish dictionaries at PWN