smid

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch smit, from Old Dutch smith, from Proto-Germanic *smiþaz. Compare Low German Smid, German Schmied, English smith, Norwegian smed. Related to Dutch smeden ‎(to forge) and smidse ‎(forgery).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smid m ‎(plural smeden, diminutive smidje n)

  1. smith

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

smid f ‎(genitive singular smide, plural smidean)

  1. word
  2. syllable

Usage notes[edit]

  • Today used especially in the following phrase:
    cha tuirt e smid - he didn't say a word, he didn't utter a syllable

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