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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Arabic جلد.

NounEdit

cild (definite accusative cildi, plural cildlər)

  1. (anatomy) skin

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kelþaz (womb; embryo or fetus), from Proto-Indo-European *gelt-, *ǵelt- (womb). Related to Old Norse kjalta (lap), Old Swedish kolder (litter, children born in wedlock), Gothic 𐌺𐌹𐌻𐌸𐌴𐌹 (kilþei, womb). See child.

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NounEdit

ċild n (nominative plural ċild, ċildru or ċildra)

  1. a child in the womb: a fetus
  2. a baby, (especially) a female baby
  3. a child
    • 1876, "C" in the Encyclopædia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. IV, p. 616:
      Our English ch (pronounced tch) for original c (as in chin for Old English cin, child for cild) is due probably to Norman influence, but here, as often, it is difficult to differentiate the results of the many disturbing causes which have operated upon our language.

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