liden

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lítinn, an accusative form of lítill, from Proto-Germanic *lītilaz. Cognate of Swedish liten.

Adjective[edit]

liden (neuter lidet, definite singular lille, definite plural små, plural små, comparative mindre, superlative mindst)

  1. (archaic, poetic) little, small

Usage notes[edit]

  • Replaced in the modern language with either lille or lidt.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch līthan, from Proto-Germanic *līþaną.

Verb[edit]

liden

  1. (intransitive) to go, to pass
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to pass by, to go by
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to pass, to go by (time)
  4. (transitive) to endure, to bear, to tolerate
  5. (transitive) to suffer, to undergo

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Infinitive liden
3rd sg. past lêet
3rd pl. past lēden
Past participle gelēden
Infinitive liden
In genitive lidens
In dative lidene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular lide lêet
2nd singular lijts, lides lēets, lēdes
3rd singular lijt, lidet lêet
1st plural liden lēden
2nd plural lijt, lidet lēet, lēdet
3rd plural liden lēden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular lide lēde
2nd singular lijts, lides lēdes
3rd singular lide lēde
1st plural liden lēden
2nd plural lijt, lidet lēdet
3rd plural liden lēden
Imperative Present
Singular lijt, lide
Plural lijt, lidet
Present Past
Participle lidende gelēden

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • liden (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • liden (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • liden (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • liden (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

liden

  1. past participle of lida.