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AdjectiveEdit

milde (comparative milder, superlative mildest)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mild
    • 1570, Roger Ascham, The Scholemaster, A Preface to the Reader:
      M. Wotton, a man milde of nature, with soft voice, and fewe wordes, inclined to M. Secretaries iudgement, and said, in mine opinion, the Scholehouse should be in deede, as it is called by name, the house of playe and pleasure, and not of feare and bondage: and as I do remember, so saith Socrates in one place of Plato.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. Inflected form of mild

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

milda +‎ -e

AdverbEdit

milde

  1. mildly, gently

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. Alternative form of mild (Still common in the sense of merciful, otherwise obsolete.)
  2. inflection of mild:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

milde

  1. Alternative form of mile (millet)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. definite singular of mild
  2. plural of mild

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. definite singular of mild
  2. plural of mild

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mildijaz (gentle, mild), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)meld- (to soften, to weaken). Akin to Old Frisian milde, Middle Dutch milde (Dutch mild), Old High German milti (German mild), Old Norse mildr, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐌻𐌳𐌹𐌸𐌰 (mildiþa, kindness).

AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. mild, gentle, kind, merciful, generous; meek

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: milde

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

milde

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of mild.