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English

From Middle English folden, from Old English fealdan, from Proto-Germanic *falþaną (to fold), from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to fold).

Danish

from Old Norse faldr (seam).

Icelandic

From Old Norse fold.

Old Norse

From a common Germanic root; probably from the same Proto-Indo-European root as English field and fold (as in "pen for animals", "of the fold").