SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish tiæld, from Old Norse tjald; doublet of tält (tent.)

NounEdit

tjäll n

  1. Hut, simple residence.

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą, from *teldaną (to cover.)

NounEdit

tjäll n

  1. (hunting) A tent used to cover the seal-hunting boat, fälbåtn, whereunder the hunters can rest or sleep.