Saite

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See also: saite, sàitè, saitē, and Sàitè

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sais +‎ -ite.

Adjective[edit]

Saite (comparative more Saite, superlative most Saite)

  1. Of or relating to Saïs, Egypt.
  2. Of or relating to the twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt (the ‘Saite Period’).

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German seito. In the 17th century, the ⟨ei⟩ was changed to the homophonous ⟨ai⟩, in order to distinguish this word from Seite. Derived from Seite originally.

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Noun[edit]

Saite f (genitive Saite, plural Saiten)

  1. (music) string (of a musical stringed instrument)
  2. (sports) string (of a racquet)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Saite” in Duden online