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English

Etymology

Old English lind. Cognate with Dutch linde, German Linde, Swedish lind.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lind

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) the lime tree, or linden tree

Albanian

Verb

lind

  1. to bear (child)

Danish

Adjective

lind

  1. soft

Noun

lind

  1. linden

Estonian

Etymology

From the same Finno-Ugric root *lunte as Finnish lintu and Hungarian lúd

Noun

lind

  1. bird

Icelandic

Pronunciation

Noun

lind f. (genitive singular lindar, plural lindir)

  1. spring
  2. lime, linden (Tilia)

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic, from Indo-European *lent- ‘tree with supple branches; supple’. Cognate with Old Saxon lindia (Dutch linde), Old High German linta (German Linde), OId Norse lind (Swedish lind); and, from Indo-European, with Latin lentus ‘supple’, Ancient Greek ἐλάτη ‘spruce’, Russian лут ‘phloem’, Polish lęt ‘a switch’, Lithuanian lentà ‘plank’. See also līþe.

Pronunciation

Noun

lind f. (plural linde)

  1. lime, linden
  2. (poetic) shield (made from linden wood)

Derived terms

Descendants


Veps

Noun

lind

  1. bird

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