slite

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EnglishEdit

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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).

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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.

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IrishEdit

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NounEdit

slite

  1. plural of slí

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
slite shlite
after "an", tslite
unchanged
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)

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