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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *cěniti.

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cenit impf

  1. to value, to prize

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cenit n (indeclinable)

  1. (Medieval Latin, astronomy) zenith (point in the sky vertically above a given position or observer)
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Plato Tiburtinus to this entry?)
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor to this entry?)
    • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:cenit.

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: cenyth
  • ?Old French: cenit m

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cenit

  1. Alternative spelling of cenyth

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “From the Medieval Latin cenit?”

NounEdit

cenit m (oblique plural ceniz or cenitz, nominative singular ceniz or cenitz, nominative plural cenit)

  1. zenith (point in the sky vertically above a given position or observer)

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic; see zenith.

NounEdit

cenit m (plural cenites)

  1. zenith

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