gilded vs gold what difference

what is difference between gilded and gold

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪldɪd/

Verb

gilded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of gild

Adjective

gilded

  1. Having the color or quality of gold.
  2. Made of gold or covered by a thin layer of gold.
  3. Having a falsely pleasant appearance; sugarcoated.
    • 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II Scene 7
      All that glisters is not gold;
      Often have you heard that told:
      Many a man his life hath sold
      But my outside to behold:
      Gilded tombs do worms infold.
      Had you been as wise as bold,
      Young in limbs, in judgement old,
      Your answer had not been inscroll’d:
      Fare you well; your suit is cold.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • glided


English

Alternative forms

  • gould (obsolete)

Etymology 1

From Middle English gold, from Old English gold (gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥tóm (gold), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃- (yellow; gleam; to shine). Related to yellow; see there for more.

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

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡəʊld/, /ɡɔʊld/, /ɡɒʊld/
  • (US) enPR: gōld, IPA(key): /ɡoʊld/
  • (obsolete) IPA(key): /ɡuːld/
  • Rhymes: -əʊld

Noun

gold (countable and uncountable, plural golds)

  1. (uncountable) A heavy yellow elemental metal of great value, with atomic number 79 and symbol Au.
  2. (countable or uncountable) A coin or coinage made of this material, or supposedly so.
  3. (uncountable) A deep yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
  4. (countable) The bullseye of an archery target.
  5. (countable) A gold medal.
  6. (figuratively) Anything or anyone that is very valuable.
  7. (slang, in the plural) A grill (jewellery worn on front teeth) made of gold.
Synonyms
  • aurum
  • E175 when used as a food colouring
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations

See gold/translations § Noun.

See also
  • (place to pan for gold): lavatory

Adjective

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

  1. Made of gold.
  2. Having the colour of gold.
  3. (of commercial services) Premium, superior.
  4. Of a musical recording: having sold 500,000 copies.
    Coordinate term: platinum
    • 2000, Billboard (volume 112, number 20, page 52)
      The album went gold, then platinum, thanks to a second hit single, “It’s A Miracle”.
Translations
Synonyms
  • (made of gold, having the colour of gold): golden

Verb

gold (third-person singular simple present golds, present participle golding, simple past and past participle golded)

  1. To pyrolyze or burn food until the color begins to change to a light brown, but not as dark as browning

See also

Etymology 2

From gold master, a copy of the code certified as being ready for release.

Adjective

gold (not comparable)

  1. (programming, of software) In a finished state, ready for manufacturing.

Adverb

gold (not comparable)

  1. of or referring to a gold version of something

Further reading

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

Cebuano

Etymology

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

Noun

gold

  1. gold; a heavy yellow elemental metal of great value, with atomic number 79 and symbol Au
  2. a coin or coinage made of this material, or supposedly so
  3. a bright yellow colour, resembling the metal gold
  4. a gold medal
  5. (fantasy role-playing games board games) miscellaneous unit of currency in fantasy genre

Adjective

gold

  1. having the colour of gold

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:gold.


Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • golt (Sette Comuni)

Etymology

From Middle High German golt, from Old High German gold, from Proto-West Germanic *golþ, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold). Cognate with German Gold, English gold.

Noun

gold n

  1. (Luserna) gold (metal)

References

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

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔl/, [ɡ̊ʌlˀ]
  • Rhymes: -ɒl

Adjective

gold

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

    A dry cow.

Inflection

Derived terms

  • goldhed (“barrenness, sterility”)

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

gold

  1. singular past indicative of gelden

Middle English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔːld/

Noun

gold (plural golds)

  1. gold (metal)

Derived terms

  • gilden
  • golden

Descendants

  • English: gold
  • Scots: gowd, goold

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔlː/ (example of pronunciation)

Adjective

gold (indefinite singular gold, definite singular and plural golde, comparative goldare, indefinite superlative goldast, definite superlative goldaste)

  1. frail, barren

References

  • “gold” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡold/, [ɡoɫd]

Noun

gold n

  1. gold

Declension

Derived terms

  • goldfāh
  • gylden

Descendants

  • Middle English: gold
    • English: gold
    • Scots: gowd, goold

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from English gold.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɡold]

Noun

gold (nominative plural golds)

  1. gold

Declension

Synonyms

  • goldin (chemistry – Au)
  • (obsolete): golüd (classic or original Volapük / Volapük rigik)

Derived terms

See also

  • bronsöt
  • kuprin (chemistry – Cu)
  • largent
  • largentin (chemistry – Ag)

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