geit

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch geit, from Old Dutch *geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣɛi̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: geit
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

Noun[edit]

geit f (plural geiten, diminutive geitje n)

  1. goat, any member of the genus Capra
  2. goat, Capra aegagrus, or the domesticated goat, Capra aegagrus hircus
  3. Any female of the genus Capra or of the above (sub)species.

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Faroese[edit]

geit

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geit f (genitive singular geitar, plural geitir)

  1. goat

Declension[edit]

Declension of geit
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative geit geitin geitir geitirnar
accusative geit geitina geitir geitirnar
dative geit geitini geitum geitunum
genitive geitar geitarinnar geita geitanna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geit f (genitive singular geitar, nominative plural geitur)

  1. a goat

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geit f (genitive singular geite, nominative plural geiteanna)

  1. a jump, a start

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
geit gheit ngeit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

geit

  1. Alternative form of ȝit

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

Noun[edit]

geit f or m (definite singular geita or geiten, indefinite plural geiter, definite plural geitene)

  1. a goat

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse geit, from Proto-Germanic *gaits, from a substrate language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

geit f (definite singular geita, indefinite plural geiter, definite plural geitene)

  1. a goat

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *gaits.

Noun[edit]

geit c (plural geiten, diminutive geitsje)

  1. goat

Further reading[edit]

  • geit”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011