gold - Wiktionary

gold – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Various kinds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Center English gold, from Previous English gold (gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥tóm (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (yellow; gleam; to shine). Associated to yellow; see there for extra.

Germanic cognates embody Dutch goud, German Gold, Norwegian gull, Swedish guld, and cognates from different Indo-European languages are Latvian zelts, Russian зо́лото (zóloto), Persian زرد(zard, yellow, golden), Sanskrit हिरण्य (hiraṇya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gold (countable and uncountable, plural golds)

  1. (uncountable) A heavy yellow elemental steel of nice worth, with atomic quantity 79 and image Au.
  2. (countable or uncountable) A coin or coinage fabricated from this materials, or supposedly so.

    The pirates have been looking for gold.

  3. (countable) A deep yellow color, resembling the steel gold.

    gold:  

    metallic gold:  

  4. (countable) The bullseye of an archery goal.

    Daniel hit the gold to win the competition.

  5. (countable) A gold medal.

    France has received three golds and 5 silvers.

  6. (figuratively) Something or anybody that could be very beneficial.

    That meals mixer you gave me is absolute gold, mate!

    • 2010, Paul Hendy, Who Killed Simon Peters?:

      Now clearly this meant that I went over my allotted time, however the theatre administration did not thoughts as a result of I used to be giving them comedy gold and that is what will get bums on seats.

    • 2012, Victor Pemberton, Leo’s Woman:

      Marge Quincey did not deserve a husband like his dad. He was pure gold, and she or he wasn’t price a light-weight beside him.

  7. (slang, within the plural) A grill (jewelry worn on entrance enamel) fabricated from gold.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived phrases[edit]
  • all that glisters shouldn’t be gold, all that glitters shouldn’t be gold
  • argental gold
  • basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatile)
  • material of gold
  • colloidal gold
  • coloured gold, colored gold
  • lifeless gold
  • dentist gold
  • ducat gold
  • eka-gold
  • Etruscan gold
  • fairy gold
  • stuffed gold
  • idiot’s gold
  • go for the gold
  • go gold
  • gold album
  • gold-amalgam
  • gold-balls
  • gold-bank
  • gold basket
  • Gold Seashore
  • gold-beater, goldbeater
  • gold-beating
  • gold bee
  • gold beetle (in households Chrysomelidae and Cassididae)
  • gold beryl
  • gold blocking
  • gold-bob
  • gold bond
  • gold-book
  • gold braid
  • gold-breasted trumpeter (Psophia crepitans)
  • gold-bricker
  • gold brick, gold-brick, goldbrick
  • gold-bricking
  • gold bug
  • gold bullion
  • gold bullion normal
  • gold-capped weaver chicken (Ploceus spp.)
  • gold-carp (Carassius auratus)
  • gold certificates
  • gold-chain
  • gold chalcogenide
  • gold chloride
  • gold clause
  • gold material
  • gold-color, gold-colour
  • gold-copper ore
  • gold-crested wren (Regulus regulus)
  • goldcrest (Regulus regulus)
  • gold-cups
  • gold foreign money
  • gold-dig
  • gold digger
  • gold-digging
  • gold disc, gold disk
  • gold-dredge, gold-dredger
  • gold-dredging
  • gold-driver
  • gold-drop
  • gold-dropper
  • gold mud
  • gold-dusty
  • golden
  • gold trade
  • gold farmer
  • gold farming
  • gold-fever
  • goldfielder
  • gold-field, goldfield
  • gold-filled
  • gold-film, gold-film glass
  • goldfinch (Carduelis spp.)
  • gold-finder
  • goldfinny (Symphodus melops and Ctenolabrus rupestris)
  • goldfish (Carassius auratus)
  • Gold Fixing
  • gold flat
  • gold-flower
  • gold-flux
  • gold foil, gold-foil
  • gold-fringe
  • gold halide
  • gold-hammer
  • gold-head
  • gold-heart
  • gold-hunger
  • gold hydrazide
  • goldilocks, Goldilocks
  • goldish
  • goldite
  • gold-knap, gold-knop, gold-knops
  • gold-laced
  • gold leaf, gold-leaf
  • goldless
  • gold-like
  • gold-lily
  • gold-lip
  • gold medal
  • gold medalist/gold medallist
  • gold-mill
  • gold mine, goldmine
  • gold miner, goldminer
  • gold-mining
  • gold-mohr, gold-mohur
  • gold moth (Cimelioidea)
  • gold-mouthed
  • gold title
  • gold-note
  • gold of Bruges
  • gold of Genoa
  • gold of enjoyment
  • gold of Venice
  • gold-pan
  • gold pentafluoride
  • gold-plated
  • gold plate, gold-plate
  • gold-plating
  • gold level
  • gold-powder
  • gold-purple
  • gold-quartz
  • gold-rain
  • gold document
  • gold reserve
  • gold robin (Icterus galbula)
  • gold rush, gold-rush
  • gold salt
  • gold-sand
  • gold-shell
  • gold-shrub
  • goldsinny (Symphodus melops and Ctenolabrus rupestris)
  • gold-size
  • gold-skin
  • goldsmith
  • goldsmithery
  • gold-solder
  • gold sovereign
  • gold-spangle
  • goldspink (Carduelis carduelis)
  • gold-spot
  • gold normal
  • gold stick, gold-stick
  • gold-stone, goldstone
  • gold swift (Phymatopus hecta)
  • gold-tail, gold-tail moth (Sphrageidus similis)
  • gold telluride
  • gold remedy
  • gold-thirst
  • gold-thread, goldthread
  • gold-tipped
  • gold tooth
  • gold prime
  • gold trichloride
  • gold worth
  • gold-washed
  • gold-washer
  • gold window
  • gold-work, gold-works
  • goldy
  • good as gold
  • inexperienced gold
  • coronary heart of gold
  • Horus of Gold title
  • jeweler’s gold, jeweller’s gold
  • Kolar Gold Fields
  • leprous gold
  • make a gold
  • Mannheim gold
  • mock gold
  • mosaic gold
  • outdated gold
  • potable gold
  • purple gold
  • rhodium-gold
  • rolled gold
  • rose gold
  • shell gold
  • spangle gold
  • strike gold
  • telluric gold
  • telluride of gold and silver
  • white gold

 

Associated phrases[edit]
Translations[edit]

See gold/translations § Noun.

See additionally[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gold (not typically comparable, comparative golder, superlative goldest)

  1. Made from gold.

    a gold chain

    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, in The Celeb:

      Sunning himself on the board steps, I noticed for the primary time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. [] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather-based watch guard which linked the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, along with an enormous gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.

  2. Having the color of gold.

    gold sticker

    gold socks

    • 1927, F. E. Penny, chapter 4, in Pulling the Strings:

      Quickly after the arrival of Mrs. Campbell, dinner was introduced by Abboye. He got here into the drawing room resplendent in his gold-and-white turban. […] His cummerbund matched the turban in gold strains.

    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 3, in The China Governess[1]:

      Right here the stripped panelling was warmly gold and the photographs, largely of the English college, have been mellow and mild within the afternoon gentle.

  3. (of business companies) Premium, superior.
Translations[edit]
The translations under have to be checked and inserted above into the suitable translation tables, eradicating any numbers. Numbers don’t essentially match these in definitions. See directions at Wiktionary:Entry structure § Translations.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (fabricated from gold, having the color of gold): golden

Verb[edit]

gold (third-person singular easy current golds, current participle golding, easy previous and previous participle golded)

  1. To pyrolyze or burn meals till the colour begins to alter to a light-weight brown, however not as darkish as browning

See additionally[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From gold grasp, a replica of the code licensed as being prepared for launch.

Adjective[edit]

gold (not comparable)

  1. (programming, of software program) In a completed state, prepared for manufacturing.
    • 2004 November, “Half-Life 2 goes gold”, in HWM, web page 10:

      The Firm confirmed that Half-Life 2, developed by Valve Software program, has gone gold with a deliberate retail road date of November 16, 2004.

    • 2011, Jordan Grey, Unearthed, web page 6:

      He felt bone-tired and twitchy, the way in which he did within the last phases of placing a video-game challenge collectively, nearly able to go gold and switch a brand new recreation unfastened on the general public.

    • 2011, Jessica Mulligan and Bridgette Patrovsky, quoting Damion Schubert, Creating On-line Video games: An Insider’s Information, web page 221:

      I had coded guilds into M59 over the weekend, shortly earlier than we have been purported to go gold.

Adverb[edit]

gold (not comparable)

  1. of or referring to a gold model of one thing

Additional studying[edit]

  • “Gold” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[2], 1997–.
  • Mindat.org[3], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gold, from Center English gold, from Previous English gold (gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥tóm (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (yellow; gleam; to shine).

Noun[edit]

gold

  1. gold; a heavy yellow elemental steel of nice worth, with atomic quantity 79 and image Au
  2. a coin or coinage fabricated from this materials, or supposedly so
  3. a shiny yellow color, resembling the steel gold
  4. a gold medal
  5. (fantasy role-playing video games board video games) miscellaneous unit of foreign money in fantasy style

Adjective[edit]

gold

  1. having the color of gold

Quotations[edit]

For quotations utilizing this time period, see Citations:gold.


Cimbrian[edit]

Various kinds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Center Excessive German golt, from Previous Excessive German gold, from Proto-West Germanic *golþ, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold). Cognate with German Gold, English gold.

Noun[edit]

gold n

  1. (Luserna) gold (steel)

References[edit]

  • “gold” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gold

  1. barren, desolate
  2. sterile (unable to breed)
  3. dry, (of a cow) not producing milk
    En gold ko.

    A dry cow.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gold
Optimistic Comparative Superlative
Frequent singular gold goldere goldest2
Neuter singular goldt goldere goldest2
Plural golde goldere goldest2
Particular attributive1 golde goldere goldeste
1) When an adjective is utilized predicatively to one thing particular, the corresponding “indefinite” type is used.
2) The “indefinite” superlatives will not be used attributively.

Derived phrases[edit]


Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gold

  1. singular previous indicative of gelden

Center English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Previous English gold (gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥tóm (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (yellow; gleam; to shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gold (plural golds)

  1. gold (steel)

Derived phrases[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Previous English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *golþ, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰĺ̥tom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gold n

  1. gold

Declension[edit]

Derived phrases[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English gold.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gold (nominative plural golds)

  1. gold

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived phrases[edit]

See additionally[edit]

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