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)

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse linr.

Adjective[edit]

lind ‎(neuter lindt, definite and plural linde)

  1. soft
  2. thin

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, and Hungarian lúd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind ‎(genitive linnu, partitive lindu)

  1. bird

Declension[edit]

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lind ‎(comparative linder, superlative am lindsten)

  1. mild
  2. gentle

Declension[edit]

External links[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)

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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)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lind c

  1. linden tree

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *lintu.

Noun[edit]

lind ‎(genitive singular lindun, partitive singular lindud, partitive plural linduid)

  1. bird

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • "птица" in Uz' venä-vepsläine vajehnik/Новый русско-вепсский словарь ‎(Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ), Nina G. Zaiceva, Maria I. Mullonen, 2007.