ticht

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ticht, from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz. More at 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 meteþiht) and Old Norse þéttr, both from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *tenkt-(dense, thick, tight), from Proto-Indo-European *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-Germanic *þinhtaz. Compare Scots ticht(tight), Dutch and German dicht, Danish tæt; compare also English tight.

Adjective[edit]

ticht ‎(also tichte, comparative tichter)

  1. closed, shut
  2. tight, impervious
    in tichte jas = a waterproof coat

Related terms[edit]