scite

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scītus (shrewd, skilful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

scītē (comparative scītius, superlative scītissimē)

  1. shrewdly, cleverly, skilfully, adroitly, tastefully, elegantly

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Verb[edit]

scīte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of sciō

References[edit]

  • scite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scite in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skīta-, *skītaz, *skitiz, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd-, *skeyd- (to split, divide, separate). Related to Middle Low German schite (German Low German Schiet), Old Dutch skīta (Middle Dutch schitte, Dutch schijt), German Scheiße, Scheisse, Danish skid, Icelandic skítur, Norwegian Bokmål skitt, Norwegian Nynorsk skit, skitt, Swedish skit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sċīte f

  1. shit, faeces / feces

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: schit, schyt