Samett

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French samit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Samett m (uncountable)

  1. velvet
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 11:8:
      Oder wat wollt dir gesinn, wéi dir erausgaang sidd? E Mënsch, deen a Seid a Samett gekleet ass? Kuckt, Leit, déi a Seid a Samett gekleet sinn, déi sinn an de Kinnekshaiser.
      What did you want to see when you went out? A man who is clothed in silk and velvet? Behold, people clothed in silk and velvet are in the king's houses.