lind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English lind. Cognate with Dutch linde, German Linde, Swedish lind. Cognate to Albanian lëndë 'wood, timber, material'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (plural linds)

  1. (obsolete) the lime tree, or linden tree

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal present of lej. From Proto-Albanian *(a)liienT-, from Proto-Indo-European *h2el- ‘to grow, feed’. Possibly, an original present participle. Compare Old English leodan, Old Saxon liodan, Old High German liotan, Old Norse loðenn 'to grow', lind (wellspring).

Verb[edit]

lind (first-person singular past tense linda, participle lindur)

  1. to give birth, bear (child)

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse linr.

Adjective[edit]

lind (neuter lindt, definite and plural linde)

  1. soft
  2. thin

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Old Norse lind.

Noun[edit]

lind c (singular definite linden, plural indefinite linde)

  1. linden, lime, basswood (Tilia)
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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *lunta or Proto-Finno-Ugric *linta, compare with Finnish lintu, Ter Sami lonn't, and Hungarian lúd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (genitive linnu, partitive lindu)

  1. bird

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lind (comparative linder, superlative am lindsten)

  1. mild
  2. gentle

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • lind in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. spring
  2. lime, linden (Tilia)

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lindijō, from Proto-Indo-European *lent- (tree with supple branches; supple). Cognate with Old Saxon lindia, Middle Dutch linde (Dutch linde), Old High German linta (German Linde), Old Norse lind (Swedish lind); and, from Indo-European, with Latin lentus (supple), Ancient Greek ἐλάτη (elátē, spruce), Albanian lis (oak) and lind (vineyard's bud, sprout), Russian луб (lub, phloem), Polish lęt (a switch), Lithuanian lentà (plank). See also līþe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind f (nominative plural linde)

  1. lime, linden
  2. (poetic) shield (made from linden wood)

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Veps[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind

  1. bird