lind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō. Cognate with Dutch linde, German Linde, Swedish lind. Cognate to Albanian lëndë (wood, timber, material).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (plural linds)

  1. (obsolete) the lime tree, or linden tree

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal present of lej. From Proto-Albanian *(a)liienT-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- ‘to grow, feed’. Possibly, an original present participle. Compare Old English leodan, Old Saxon liodan, Old High German liotan, Old Norse loðenn 'to grow', lind (wellspring).

Verb[edit]

lind (first-person singular past tense linda, participle lindur)

  1. to give birth, bear (child)

Synonyms[edit]


Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse linr.

Adjective[edit]

lind

  1. soft
  2. thin
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lind
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular lind 2
Neuter singular lindt 2
Plural linde 2
Definite attributive1 linde
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Old Norse lind.

Noun[edit]

lind c (singular definite linden, plural indefinite linde)

  1. linden, lime, basswood (Tilia)
Inflection[edit]

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lintu, from Proto-Finno-Ugric *lunta or *linta, compare with Finnish lintu, Ter Sami lonn't, Mansi лунт (lunt) and Hungarian lúd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (genitive linnu, partitive lindu)

  1. bird

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German lind, from Proto-Germanic *linþaz; compare English lithe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lind (comparative linder, superlative am lindsten)

  1. mild
  2. gentle

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lind in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. spring
  2. lime, linden (Tilia)

Declension[edit]


Livonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

Noun[edit]

lind

  1. bird

Etymology 2[edit]

Likely from Proto-Finnic *lentädäk. i may be by analogy to "bird".

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

lind

  1. (Salaca) to fly

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lindō, from Proto-Indo-European *lent- (tree with supple branches; supple). Cognate with Old Saxon lindia, Middle Dutch linde (Dutch linde), Old High German linta (German Linde), Old Norse lind (Swedish lind); and, from Indo-European, with Latin lentus (supple), Ancient Greek ἐλάτη (elátē, spruce), Albanian lis (oak) and lind (vineyard's bud, sprout), Russian луб (lub, phloem), Polish lęt (a switch), Lithuanian lentà (plank). See also līþe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind f (nominative plural linde)

  1. lime, linden
  2. (poetic) shield (made from linden wood)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind c

  1. linden tree

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

Noun[edit]

lind

  1. bird

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of lind
nominative sing. lind
genitive sing. lindun
partitive sing. lindud
partitive plur. linduid
singular plural
nominative lind lindud
accusative lindun lindud
genitive lindun linduiden
partitive lindud linduid
essive-instructive lindun linduin
translative linduks linduikš
inessive lindus linduiš
elative linduspäi linduišpäi
illative  ? linduihe
adessive lindul linduil
ablative lindulpäi linduilpäi
allative lindule linduile
abessive linduta linduita
comitative lindunke linduidenke
prolative lindudme linduidme
approximative I lindunno linduidenno
approximative II lindunnoks linduidennoks
egressive lindunnopäi linduidennopäi
terminative I  ? linduihesai
terminative II lindulesai linduilesai
terminative III lindussai
additive I  ? linduihepäi
additive II lindulepäi linduilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “птица”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika