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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sliten, from Old English slītan (to slit, tear, rend, shiver, split, rend to pieces, cleave, divide), from Proto-Germanic *slītaną (to tear), from Proto-Indo-European *skleyd-, *(s)kelH- (to cut, trim). Cognate with North Frisian slitten (to clear, make void), Dutch slijten (to wear, waste, ravel out), German schleißen (to trim), Swedish slita (to rip, tear).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

slite (third-person singular simple present slites, present participle sliting, simple past slit or slote or slited, past participle slit or slitten or slited)

  1. (transitive, dialectal) To slit; tear or rip up.
  2. (transitive, dialectal) To wear away (clothes).

NounEdit

slite (uncountable)

  1. (dialectal) The act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

slite

  1. plural of slí

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
slite shlite
after an, tslite
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse slíta

VerbEdit

slite (imperative slit, present tense sliter, passive slites, simple past slet or sleit, past participle slitt, present participle slitende)

  1. to wear (ut / out)
  2. to struggle (med / with)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

slite (present tense slit, past tense sleit, past participle slite, present participle slitande, imperative slit)

  1. Alternative form of slita

AdjectiveEdit

slite

  1. neuter singular of sliten