strid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See stride.

Noun[edit]

strid (plural strids)

  1. (UK, dialect, dated) A narrow passage between precipitous rocks or banks, which looks as if it might be crossed at a stride.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /striːd/, [sd̥ʁiðˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stríðr.

Adjective[edit]

strid (neuter stridt, definite and plural stride, comparative stridere, superlative stridest)

  1. rough
    stridt græs (rough grass)
  2. rapid
    strid strøm (rapid water)
  3. stiff
    en strid storm (a stiff storm)
  4. stubborn
    Du er altså strid! (You're so stubborn!)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stríð.

Noun[edit]

strid c (singular definite striden, not used in plural form)

  1. dispute
  2. quarrel
  3. conflict
  4. row
  5. strife
  6. fight
  7. struggle
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See stride (to fight, struggle).

Verb[edit]

strid

  1. imperative of stride

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stríðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

strid

  1. rapid, swift, rich (of a stream or rain)
    hugade spekulanter anmälde sig i en strid ström
    interested buyers arrived in a rapid flow

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stríð.

Noun[edit]

strid c

  1. a fight, a battle, a quarrel

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

strid

  1. imperative of strida.