nipt

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nip +‎ -t

Verb[edit]

nipt

  1. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of nip
    • 1852, James Rennie, ‎George Glenny, The flower garden, its arrangement, cultivation and general management (page 61)
      [] the young shoots of the still hardier ivy, nipt and destroyed by an accidental night's frost in the early summer.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nipt (not comparable)

  1. narrow

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of nipt
uninflected nipt
inflected nipte
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial nipt
indefinite m./f. sing. nipte
n. sing. nipt
plural nipte
definite nipte
partitive nipts

Verb[edit]

nipt

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of nippen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of nippen

Adverb[edit]

nipt

  1. narrowly

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *niftiz (female relative).

Noun[edit]

nipt f (genitive niptar)

  1. female relative, kinswoman; sister; daughter
    nipt ok dísi nú mun ek telja: Snót, brúðr, svanni, svarri, sprakki, fljóð, sprund, kona, feima, ekkja, rýgr, víf ok drós, ristill, sæta, man, svarkr ok hæll, mær ok kerling.
    [terms for] kinswomen and ladies will I now name: Gentlewoman, bride, lady, proud lady, spark, woman, dame, female, sweet thing, widow, housewife, wife and sweetheart, slender lady, matron, bondswoman, haughty one and war-widow, maiden and old lady. (Nafnaþulur, kvenna heiti)

References[edit]

  • nipt in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Cleasby; Vigfusson (1874) An Icelandic-English Dictionary, page 455