setl

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Central Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Noun[edit]

setl

  1. ice.

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a merger of two nouns of similar meaning, which came to be pronounced the same in West Saxon because of a sound change whereby -þl and -þm became -tl and -tm in some words (cf. botl, botm):

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

setl n or m

  1. sitting, residence
  2. seat, bench, throne
  3. setting (of sun etc.)

Declension[edit]

Neuter
Masculine

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: setle, selde (with metathesis)