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scite

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From scītus (shrewd, skilful).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

scītē (comparative scītius, superlative scītissimē)

  1. shrewdly, cleverly, skilfully, adroitly, tastefully, elegantly

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

scīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of sciō

ReferencesEdit

  • scite in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skīta-, *skītaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd-, *skeyd- (to split, divide, separate). Related to Middle Low German schite, Low German Schiet, Middle Dutch schitte, Dutch schijt, German Scheiße, Swedish skit, Norwegian skitt, Icelandic skítur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

scite f

  1. dung

DescendantsEdit