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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English līste. Cognate with Dutch lijst, German Leiste.

Noun

Singular
list

Plural
{{{1}}}

list ({{{1}}})
  1. A strip of fabric, especially from the edge of a piece of cloth.
  2. Material used for cloth selvage.
    • 1893, Arthur Conan Doyle, The Naval Treaty, Norton 2005, page 681,  
      The charwomen are in the habit of taking off their boots at the commissionaire's office, and putting on list slippers.
  3. (in plural) The palisades or barriers used to fence off a space for tilting or jousting tournaments.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe,  
      William de Wyvil, and Stephen de Martival, [...] armed at all points, rode up and down the lists to enforce and preserve good order among the spectators.

Etymology 2

From Old (and modern) French liste ‘strip (of paper)’, probably cognate with Etymology 1, from Germanic.

Noun

Singular
list

Plural
{{{1}}}

list ({{{1}}})
  1. A register or roll of paper consisting of an enumeration or compilation of a set of possible items.
  2. (computing) A codified representation of a list, used to store data or in processing.
  3. (programming) (LISP) a data structure made up of cons pairs the cdr of which contains either another list or nil.
Derived terms
Translations
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Verb

Infinitive
to list

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to list (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To create or recite a list.
Translations

Etymology 3

Verb

Infinitive
to list

Third person singular
lists

Simple past
list

Past participle
-

Present participle
listing

to list (third-person singular simple present lists, present participle listing, simple past and past participle list)
  1. To listen
Quotations

Etymology 4

Possibly from tilting on lists in jousts.[1]

Noun

Singular
list

Plural
{{{1}}}

list ({{{1}}})
  1. (nautical) a tilting or careening manoeuvre, which causes the ship to roll. Usually used to describe tilting not under a ship's own power.

Verb

Infinitive
to list

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to list (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (nautical) to carry out such a manoeuvre

Etymology 5

Old English lystan, from Proto-Germanic *lustjan, from *lustus (pleasure). Akin to Old Norse lysta (whence Danish lyste), Old High German lusten (obsolete German lüsten).

Verb

Infinitive
to list

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to list (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (archaic, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be pleasing to.
  2. (archaic) To wish, like, desire (to do something).

Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m (plural listovi)

  1. leaf
  2. sheet of paper
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) sole
  4. letter (written message)
  5. (anatomy) calf (leg part)
  6. certificate, deed

Declension

Declension of list Singular Plural
Nominative list listovi
Genitive lista listova
Dative listu listovima
Accusative list listove
Vocative liste listovi
Instrumental listom listovima
Locative listu listovima



Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m. sg.

  1. leaf
  2. (computing) leaf
  3. sole (fish)
  4. letter (written message)
  5. sheet of paper
  6. calf (leg part)
  7. Special purpose certificate, e.g. of birth, ownership etc.

Declension


Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Pronunciation

Noun

list m.

  1. leaf
  2. letter; a written message
  3. sheet (of paper)

Related terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

list f.

  1. a cunning plan

Faroese

Noun

list f.

  1. art

Declension

f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative list listin listir listirnar
Accusative list listina listir listirnar
Dative list listini listum listunum
Genitive listar listarinnar lista listanna

Icelandic

Declension of list
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative list listin listir listirnar
accusative list listina listir listirnar
dative list listinni listum listunum
genitive listar listarinnar lista listanna
Other words with the same declension


Pronunciation

Noun

list f. [[Category:Template:lang:is nouns|list]]

  1. art

Derived terms

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Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m.

  1. letter (a written message)

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *listiz. Cognate with Old Saxon list (Dutch list), Old High German list (German List), Old Norse list (Swedish list).

Pronunciation

Noun

list f.

  1. cunning, guile, craft

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative list liste
accusative liste liste
genitive liste lista
dative liste listum



Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Pronunciation

Noun

list m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|list]]

  1. letter (a written message)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative list listy
Genitive listu listów
Dative listowi listom
Accusative list listy
Instrumental listem listami
Locative liście listach
Vocative liście listy

Derived terms


Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m. (plural listovi) (Cyrillic spelling лист)

  1. leaf
  2. sheet of paper
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) sole
  4. letter (written message)
  5. (anatomy) calf (leg part)
  6. certificate, deed

Declension

Declension of list Singular Plural
Nominative list listovi
Genitive lista listova
Dative listu listovima
Accusative list listove
Vocative liste listovi
Instrumental listom listovima
Locative listu listovima



Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m.

  1. letter; a written message

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *listъ (leaf).

Noun

list m. (plural listi)

  1. piece of paper
  2. leaf

Related terms

  • listje (leaves, collective noun)

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