kide

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally referring to a snowflake or crystal of ice; related to dialectal kiteä, Estonian kidu (light snow that wind blows around), Karelian kitie (cold (sub-zero) weather), Veps kidegi (very cold weather). The modern meaning "crystal" was coined by Finnish clergyman and philologist Gustaf Renvall.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkideˣ/, [ˈkide̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ide
  • Syllabification: ki‧de

Noun[edit]

kide

  1. crystal (a grain or piece of a crystalline substance, an array of atoms)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kide (Kotus type 48/hame, t-d gradation)
nominative kide kiteet
genitive kiteen kiteiden
kiteitten
partitive kidettä kiteitä
illative kiteeseen kiteisiin
kiteihin
singular plural
nominative kide kiteet
accusative nom. kide kiteet
gen. kiteen
genitive kiteen kiteiden
kiteitten
partitive kidettä kiteitä
inessive kiteessä kiteissä
elative kiteestä kiteistä
illative kiteeseen kiteisiin
kiteihin
adessive kiteellä kiteillä
ablative kiteeltä kiteiltä
allative kiteelle kiteille
essive kiteenä kiteinä
translative kiteeksi kiteiksi
instructive kitein
abessive kiteettä kiteittä
comitative kiteineen
Possessive forms of kide (type hame)
possessor singular plural
1st person kiteeni kiteemme
2nd person kiteesi kiteenne
3rd person kiteensä

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kið, from Proto-Germanic *kidją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kide (plural kides or kide)

  1. kid, young goat
  2. kid meat, the meat of a young goat

Descendants[edit]

  • English: kid
  • Scots: kid

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