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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡaɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪd

Etymology 1Edit

c. 1325–75. From Middle English guide, from the Old French guide, from Old Occitan guida, from guidar, from Frankish *wītan (to show the way, lead), from Proto-Germanic *wītaną (to see, know; go, depart), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see, know). Cognate with Old English wītan (to see, take heed to, watch after, guard, keep). Related also to English wit.

NounEdit

guide (plural guides)

  1. Someone who guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.
    The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.
    • Bible, Psalms xlviii. 14
      He will be our guide, even unto death.
  2. A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.
  3. A sign that guides people; guidepost.
  4. Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.
  5. A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.
    1. A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the buckets in a water wheel.
    2. A grooved director for a probe or knife in surgery.
    3. (printing, dated) A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy being set.
  6. (occult) A spirit believed to speak through a medium.
  7. (military) A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.
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TranslationsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English guiden, from Old French guider, from Old Occitan guidar, from Frankish *wītan (to show the way, lead), from Proto-Germanic *wītaną (to see, know; go, depart), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (to see, know).

VerbEdit

guide (third-person singular simple present guides, present participle guiding, simple past and past participle guided)

  1. to serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.
    • Shakespeare
      Guide me to your sovereign's court.
  2. to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.
  3. to exert control or influence over someone or something.
    • Bible, Psalms cxii. 5
      He will guide his affairs with discretion.
  4. to supervise the education or training of someone.
  5. (intransitive) to act as a guide.
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French guide, borrowed from Old Occitan guida, from the verb guidar, ultimately of Germanic origin, possibly through Medieval Latin; cf. Frankish *wītan. Supplanted the older Old French guier, of the same origin. Compare Italian guida, Spanish guía. See guider for more information.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guide m (plural guides)

  1. guide person
  2. guidebook, or set itinerary.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "guide" in the WordReference Dictionnaire Français-Anglais, WordReference.com LLC, 2006.

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AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

guide f

  1. plural of guida

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English guide

NounEdit

guide m (definite singular guiden, indefinite plural guider, definite plural guidene)

  1. a guide (person who guides tourists)
  2. a guide (handbook, e.g. for tourists)

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VerbEdit

guide (imperative guid, present tense guider, passive guides, simple past and past participle guida or guidet, present participle guidende)

  1. to guide (usually tourists)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English guide

NounEdit

guide m (definite singular guiden, indefinite plural guidar, definite plural guidane)

  1. a guide (person who guides tourists)
  2. a guide (handbook, e.g. for tourists)

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VerbEdit

guide (present tense guidar, past tense guida, past participle guida, passive infinitive guidast, present participle guidande, imperative guid/guide)

  1. to guide (usually tourists)

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

guide m, f

  1. a guide (person who guides)

DescendantsEdit


Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guide f (genitive guide, nominative plural guidi)

  1. verbal noun of guidid
  2. prayer

DeclensionEdit

Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative guideL guidiL guidi
Vocative guideL guidiL guidi
Accusative guidiN guidiL guidi
Genitive guide guideL guideN
Dative guidiL guidib guidib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
guide guide
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
nguide
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guide c

  1. guide (person who guides)
  2. (computing) wizard (program or script used to simplify complex operations)

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