See also: sleť

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From s- +‎ let

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈslɛt]
  • Rhymes: -ɛt
  • Hyphenation: slet

NounEdit

slet m inan

  1. flight downwards
  2. gathering

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • slet in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • slet in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse sléttr, from Proto-Germanic *slihtaz, cognate with English slight, German slecht, slicht, with meaning influenced by Middle Low German slicht, slecht.

AdjectiveEdit

slet (plural and definite singular attributive slete)

  1. bad
  2. evil
  3. (archaic) plain

AdverbEdit

slet

  1. at all (always before the negation: slet ikke, slet ingen)
  2. simply - in the phrase slet og ret (simply)
  3. quite - in the phrase ikke slet så (not quite as)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

slet

  1. imperative of slette

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch slette. In the semantic ‘loose woman’ earliest attested in 1599.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /slɛt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

slet f (plural sletten, diminutive sletje n)

  1. slut
  2. (archaic, dialectal) rag, cloth
    • 1725, "Lofsang. 108. 109" (Psalm 109, verse 24), Lieue telim. Dat is Loovingen Godes of lof-sangen van David page 292.
    • 26. Myn' knijen wierden door / 't vaſten ſlap als een ſlet: / En maager wierd myn vlees, / het wellek eerſt was vet.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

slet

  1. Alternative form of sleight

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

slet

  1. simple past of slite

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

slet

  1. past tense of slita.

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *slit, slet (tearing; worn out garment,) from slíta, whence slit.

NounEdit

slet

  1. Hard and persistent work.
    Ji a fått ärv gikta i arma ätter sletä.
    I’ve got gout in my arms as a result of hard work.
  2. Garments given to servants along with the money wages.
  3. Neckpiece.

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