tjaele

noun tjae·le \ˈchālēˌ -lə\

Definition of tjaele

plural

-s

  1. :  frozen ground; especially :  permanently frozen ground the depth to which tjaele formerly existed in central Montana — Journal of Geology

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Origin and Etymology of tjaele

Swedish; akin to Old Norse theli frozen ground, Old English thel board, plank, Latin tellus earth — more at thill


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