kleini

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *klainiz (brilliantly bright, fine, elegant) (compare Old English clæne), from Proto-Indo-European *gley- (to stick, smudge).

Adjective[edit]

kleini

  1. small, fine, slender
  2. soft, clean
  3. smart, thorough, wise, crafty, keen
  4. costly
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *klainīn. Consists of kleini (small) +‎ .

Noun[edit]

kleinī f

  1. beauty, delicateness, cleanness
  2. experience, cleverness
  3. proof, knowledge, sense