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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō. Cognate with Dutch linde, German Linde, Swedish lind. Cognate to Albanian lëndë (wood, timber, material).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lind (plural linds)

  1. (obsolete) the lime tree, or linden tree

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Nasal present of lej. From Proto-Albanian *(a)liienT-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- ‘to grow, feed’. Possibly, an original present participle. Compare Old English leodan, Old Saxon liodan, Old High German liotan, Old Norse loðenn 'to grow', lind (wellspring).

VerbEdit

lind (first-person singular past tense linda, participle lindur)

  1. to give birth, bear (child)

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse lind.

AdjectiveEdit

lind

  1. soft
  2. thin
InflectionEdit
Inflection of lind
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lind 2
Neuter singular lindt 2
Plural linde 2
Definite attributive1 linde
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Old Norse lind.

NounEdit

lind c (singular definite linden, plural indefinite linde)

  1. linden, lime, basswood (Tilia)
InflectionEdit

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lintu, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *lunta or *linta, compare with Finnish lintu, Ter Sami lonnˈt, Mansi лунт (lunt) and Hungarian lúd.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lind (genitive linnu, partitive lindu)

  1. bird

DeclensionEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German linde, from Old High German lind, lindi, from Proto-Germanic *linþaz. Compare English lithe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɪnt/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

lind (comparative linder, superlative am lindesten or am lindsten)

  1. (archaic, poetic) mild; gentle

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lind in Duden online

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. spring (place where water emerges from the ground)
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō.

NounEdit

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. lime, linden (Tilia)
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

LivonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

NounEdit

lind

  1. bird

Etymology 2Edit

Likely from Proto-Finnic *lentädäk. i may be by analogy to "bird".

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

lind

  1. (Salaca) to fly

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

NounEdit

lind

  1. bird

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

lind (plural lyndes)

  1. Alternative form of lynde.

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lindō, from Proto-Indo-European *lent- (tree with supple branches; supple). Cognate with Old Saxon lindia, Middle Dutch linde (Dutch linde), Old High German linta (German Linde), Old Norse lind (Swedish lind); and, from Indo-European, with Latin lentus (supple), Ancient Greek ἐλάτη (elátē, spruce), Albanian lis (oak) and lind (vineyard's bud, sprout), Russian луб (lub, phloem), Polish lęt (a switch), Lithuanian lentà (plank). See also līþe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lind f (nominative plural linde)

  1. lime, linden
  2. (poetic) shield (made from linden wood)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *lindō.

NounEdit

lind f

  1. lime, linden (tree)
  2. (poetic) linden shield, spear-shaft (weaponry or gear made from lime)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: lind
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: lind
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lind m or f
  • Swedish: lind c
  • Danish: lind c

ReferencesEdit

  • lind in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lind c

  1. linden tree

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

NounEdit

lind

  1. bird

InflectionEdit

Inflection of lind
nominative sing. lind
genitive sing. lindun
partitive sing. lindud
partitive plur. linduid
singular plural
nominative lind lindud
accusative lindun lindud
genitive lindun linduiden
partitive lindud linduid
essive-instructive lindun linduin
translative linduks linduikš
inessive lindus linduiš
elative linduspäi linduišpäi
illative ? linduihe
adessive lindul linduil
ablative lindulpäi linduilpäi
allative lindule linduile
abessive linduta linduita
comitative lindunke linduidenke
prolative lindudme linduidme
approximative I lindunno linduidenno
approximative II lindunnoks linduidennoks
egressive lindunnopäi linduidennopäi
terminative I ? linduihesai
terminative II lindulesai linduilesai
terminative III lindussai
additive I ? linduihepäi
additive II lindulepäi linduilepäi

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “птица”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika