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sjaldan

sjaldan

See also: sjáldan

Icelandic

Adverb

sjaldan (comparative sjaldnar, superlative sjaldnast)

  1. seldom, rarely

Derived terms


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *seldana.

Adverb

sjaldan (comparative sjaldnar, superlative sjaldnast)

  1. seldom

Descendants

  • Norwegian Bokmål: sjelden
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sjeldan
  • Swedish: sällan (Old Swedish siäldan, säldan, siällan)

References

  • sjaldan in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press