eid

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See also: Eid, 'eid, and -eid

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Eid.

Noun[edit]

eid (uncountable)

  1. alternative case form of Eid

Etymology 2[edit]

From English dialectal eid, from Old Norse eið (an isthmus, neck of land), from Proto-Germanic *aidiją (isthmus, strait), of uncertain origin, but probably from Proto-Indo-European *h₁y- (to go). Cognate with Icelandic eið, eiði, Faroese eið, eiði (isthmus), Norwegian eid (isthmus), Swedish ed. Compare Latin (go, proceed, verb).

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Noun[edit]

eid (plural eids)

  1. (UK dialectal, Scotland) An isthmus or narrow neck of land jutting out into the sea; a sandbank cast up by the sea across the head of an open bight or inlet and having a lagoon inside it.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eið, from Proto-Germanic *aidą, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey- (go) and Latin eo. Cognate with Swedish ed, Icelandic eið, and Faroese eið.

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Noun[edit]

eid n (definite singular eidet, indefinite plural eid, definite plural eida or eidene)

  1. an isthmus

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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

eid

  1. past participle of eie

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse eiðr, from Proto-Germanic *aiþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *oyt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

eid m (definite singular eiden, indefinite plural eidar, definite plural eidane)

  1. an oath

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse eið, from Proto-Germanic *aidiją, probably related to Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey- (go) and Latin eo. Cognate with Swedish ed, Icelandic eið, and Faroese eið.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eid n (definite singular eidet, indefinite plural eid, definite plural eida)

  1. an isthmus

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aiþaz, whence also Old Saxon ēth, Old English āþ, Old Norse eiðr, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃 (aiþs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *oyt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eid m

  1. oath

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: eit
    • German: Eid
    • Luxembourgish: Eed

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

eid m

  1. (Islam) Eid (Muslim religious festival)

Welsh[edit]

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Verb[edit]

eid

  1. (literary) impersonal imperfect / conditional of mynd

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