See also: skjol

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skjól, from Proto-Germanic *skeulą; according to Pokorny, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split).[1] Or, from *(s)kewH- (to cover), related to Proto-Germanic *hūdijaną (to conceal), Sanskrit स्कुनाति (skunā́ti, he covers).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skjól n (genitive singular skjóls, plural skjól)

  1. shelter, cover
  2. protection

DeclensionEdit

Declension of skjól
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative skjól skjólið skjól skjólini
accusative skjól skjólið skjól skjólini
dative skjóli skjólinum skjólum skjólunum
genitive skjóls skjólsins skjóla skjólanna

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse skjól, from Proto-Germanic *skeulą, according to Pokorny, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kelH- (to split).[1] Or, from *(s)kewH- (to cover), related to Proto-Germanic *hūdijaną (to conceal), Sanskrit स्कुनाति (skunā́ti, he covers).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

skjól n (genitive singular skjóls, nominative plural skjól)

  1. shelter
  2. (of clothing) protection from the cold; efficacy in keeping the wearer warm
  3. protection

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 2674-75
  2. 2.0 2.1 Central Asiatic Journal, Vol. 47. (2003). Germany: O. Harrassowitz, p. 41