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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Faroese tjaldur (oystercatcher). At one point in time, weed was imported to Denmark from the same quay as the Faroese passenger ship Tjaldur docked. Hence the birth of the slang term.

NounEdit

tjald c (singular definite tjalden, not used in plural form)

  1. (slang), weed, pot

DeclensionEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tjald n (genitive singular tjald, plural tjøld)

  1. (theater) curtain
  2. (cinema) screen
  3. tent

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tjald
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tjald tjaldið tjøld tjøldini
accusative tjald tjaldið tjøld tjøldini
dative tjaldi tjaldinum tjøldum tjøldunum
genitive tjalds tjaldsins tjalda tjaldanna

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tjald, from Proto-Germanic *teldą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tjald n (genitive singular tjalds, nominative plural tjöld)

  1. curtain
  2. movie screen
  3. tent

DeclensionEdit