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English

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gull

Plural
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  1. A seabird of the genus Larus or of the family Laridae.
  2. (slang) A cheating trick; a fraud.
    • One easily cheated; a dupe.

Synonyms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to gull

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to gull (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To deceive or cheat
  2. (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To mislead
  3. (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To trick and defraud

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse gull.

Pronunciation

Noun

gull n. sg.

  1. gold
  2. (in proverbs) richness, money, livestock
  3. gold medal, first place (sports, etc.)

Declension

n9s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative gull gullið
Accusative gull gullið
Dative gulli gullinum
Genitive guls gulsins

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse gull (gold) from Proto-Germanic *gulþ-.

Pronunciation

Noun

gull n.

  1. (uncountable[[Category:Template:lang:is uncountable nouns]]) gold
  2. (countable[[Category:Template:lang:is countable nouns]]) a cherished thing
  3. (countable[[Category:Template:lang:is countable nouns]]) a gold medal or prize

Declension

n-s Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gull gullið gull gullin
Accusative gull gullið gull gullin
Dative gulli gullinu gullum gullunum
Genitive gulls gullsins gulla gullanna

Derived terms


Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse gull

Noun

gull n. (definite singular gullet; uncountable)

  1. gold

Derived terms


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *gulþ-. Spelled as goll in the oldest manuscripts. Cognate with Gothic 𐌲𐌿𐌻𐌸 (gulþ), Old English gold (English gold) and German Gold, Dutch goud.

Noun

gull n.

  1. gold

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