ciid

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ciid (plural ciids)

  1. (zoology) Any beetle in the family Ciidae.
    • 2012, Jogeir N. Stokland, ‎Juha Siitonen, ‎Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Biodiversity in Dead Wood (page 175)
      However, Paviour-Smith (1960) was the first to draw attention to the more general host-use patterns of ciids. She noticed that the beetle species and the host fungi divided into two mutually exclusive breeding groups, []

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kiyeti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʲi.əðʲ/, [ˈkʲi.ɨðʲ]

Verb[edit]

ciïd (conjunct ·cí, verbal noun caí)

  1. to cry, weep
    • c. 895–901, Vita tripartita Sancti Patricii, published in Bethu Phátraic: The tripartite life of Patrick (1939, Hodges, Figgis), edited and with translations by Kathleen Mulchrone, line 161
      Do·rala co n-erbailt a aiti isin dáil. Ro·sochtsat na huile di hein. Ro·chíset a c[h]omnestai ⁊ ro·chain a chommám...
      It happened that his foster father died at the meeting. Everybody became silent from that. His kinsmen wept, and his wife wailed...

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*ki-yo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 205

Sakizaya[edit]

Noun[edit]

ciid

  1. branch (of a plant)