dize

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *disen, from Old English *disan, *disian, from *dise (bunch of flax on a distaff), from Proto-Germanic *disanō (distaff), of unknown origin. Cognate with Middle Dutch disen (to dress or prepare a distaff with flax for spinning), Middle Low German dise, disene (bunch of flax, distaff).

Verb[edit]

dize (third-person singular simple present dizes, present participle dizing, simple past and past participle dized)

  1. (transitive) To dress with flax for spinning, as a distaff; dizen.
  2. (transitive, UK dialectal) To put tow on a distaff.

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

dize

  1. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of dizer

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dize]
  • Hyphenation: di‧ze

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

dize

  1. dative singular of diz

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dize (definite accusative dizeyi, plural dizeler)

  1. (poetry) line

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dize c

  1. fog