ticht

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ticht, from Proto-West Germanic *þį̄ht(ī), from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz. More at English tight.

Adjective[edit]

ticht

  1. tight
  2. close; near

Derived terms[edit]

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English thyght, thiht, from Old English *þīht, *þiht (attested in meteþīht) and Old Norse þéttr, both from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *tenkt- (dense, thick, tight), from *ten- (to stretch, pull).

Adjective[edit]

ticht (comparative mair ticht, superlative maist ticht)

  1. tight
  2. impervious; impenetrable
  3. In good condition (without damage or holes)
  4. neat; trim

Adverb[edit]

ticht (comparative mair ticht, superlative maist ticht)

  1. tightly
  2. closely
  3. neatly

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ticht, from Proto-West Germanic *þį̄ht(ī), from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz.

Adjective[edit]

ticht

  1. closed, shut
  2. tight, impervious
    in tichte jaswaterproof coat

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ticht
uninflected ticht
inflected tichte
comparative tichter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial ticht tichter it tichtst
it tichtste
indefinite c. sing. tichte tichtere tichtste
n. sing. ticht tichter tichtste
plural tichte tichtere tichtste
definite tichte tichtere tichtste
partitive tichts tichters

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ticht (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011