See also: lid, līd, łid, lið, and líð

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German lid (limb, member), from Proto-Germanic *liþuz (joint, body part).

NounEdit

Lid n

  1. (Uri, anatomy) The hindquarters of a slaughter animal.

ReferencesEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lit (lid, cover), from Old High German hlit, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą. In the modern sense a shortening of Augenlid. Cognate with Dutch lid (lid), English lid.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Lid n (genitive Lids or Lides, plural Lider)

  1. eyelid

Usage notesEdit

  • The commoner word is the compound Augenlid. The simplex is used chiefly when the context is already related to the eyes or the face.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Lid” in Duden online

Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian lith, leth, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz. Cognate with English lith.

NounEdit

Lid n (plural Liede)

  1. member; limb

Related termsEdit