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EtymologyEdit

From scītus (shrewd, skilful).

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AdverbEdit

scītē (comparative scītius, superlative scītissimē)

  1. shrewdly, cleverly, skilfully, adroitly, tastefully, elegantly

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VerbEdit

scīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of sciō

ReferencesEdit

  • scite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scite in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *skīta-, *skītaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd-, *skeyd- (to split, divide, separate). Related to Middle Low German schite (Low German Schiet), Old Dutch skīta (Middle Dutch schitte, Dutch schijt), German Scheiße, Swedish skit, Norwegian skitt, Icelandic skítur.

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NounEdit

sċite f

  1. shit, faeces

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