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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tungl (moon), from Proto-Germanic *tunglą.

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NounEdit

tungl n (genitive singular tungls, nominative plural tungl)

  1. a moon
  2. a satellite

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *tunglą, cognate with Old High German *zungal (see there) and Old English tungol. Further etymology unknown; Pokorny reconstructs a PIE root *dengh- "to shine" just from this Germanic word and a Baltic word for "to seem, to appear" (Lithuanian diñga).

NounEdit

tungl n

  1. moon

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: tungl
  • Old Swedish: tungel
    • Swedish: tungel (dated and dialectal)

ReferencesEdit

  • tungl in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Richard Cleasby and Gudbrand Vigfusson, An Icelandic-English Dictionary, 1874, s.v. "tungl".