lind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lind, linde, from 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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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse lind.

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 lonnˈt, Mansi лунт (lunt) and Hungarian lúd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (genitive linnu, partitive lindu)

  1. bird

Declension[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German linde, from Old High German lind, lindi, from Proto-Germanic *linþaz. Compare English lithe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lɪnt/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

lind (comparative linder, superlative am lindesten or am lindsten)

  1. (archaic, poetic) mild; gentle

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lind” in Duden online

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably related to sense 2 (linden tree)

Noun[edit]

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. spring (place where water emerges from the ground)
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō.

Noun[edit]

lind f (genitive singular lindar, nominative plural lindir)

  1. lime, linden (Tilia)
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Journal of English and Germanic Philology. (1934). United States: Journal Publishing Company, p. 93

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

Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

Noun[edit]

lind

  1. bird

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind (plural lyndes)

  1. Alternative form of lynde.

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō.

Noun[edit]

lind f or m (definite singular linda or linden, indefinite plural linder, definite plural lindene)

  1. lime, linden (Tilia)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lind, from Proto-Germanic *lindō.

Noun[edit]

lind f (definite singular linda, indefinite plural linder, definite plural lindene)

  1. lime, linden (Tilia)

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *lindu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind f (nominative plural linde)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: lynde, lynd, linde, lind, lyne, lyn
    • English: lind
    • Scots: lind, lynde, leind

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *lindō.

Noun[edit]

lind f

  1. lime, linden (tree)
  2. (poetic) linden shield, spear-shaft (weaponry or gear made from lime)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: lind
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: lind
  • Norwegian Bokmål: lind m or f
  • Swedish: lind c
  • Danish: lind c

References[edit]

  • lind in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Plautdietsch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lind

  1. mild, soft
  2. lenient

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse lind

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