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  • МФА(кључ): /laɪð/
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  • Риме: -aɪð

Етимологија 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески lithen

, from Стари Енглески līþan (to go, travel, sail, be bereft of)

, from Пра-Германски *līþaną (to go, leave, suffer)

, from Пра-Индо-Европски *leyt- (to go, depart, die)

. Cognate with Севернофризски lyen, lije (to suffer)

, Холандски lijden (to suffer, dree, abide), Немачки leiden (to suffer, brook, permit). See also




lithe (third-person singular simple present lithes, present participle lithing, simple past lithed or lode, past participle lithed or lidden)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To go.

Етимологија 2[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески lithe

, from Стари Енглески līþe (gentle, mild)

, from Пра-Германски *linþaz

, from Пра-Индо-Европски *lentos

. Akin to Saterland Frisian lied (thin, skinny, gaunt), Danish and German lind (mild)

, Icelandic linur (soft to the touch)

. Not attested in Gothic. Some sources also list Латински lenis (soft) and/or Латински lentus (supple) as possible cognates.


lithe (comparative lither, superlative lithest)

  1. (obsolete) Mild; calm.
    lithe weather
  2. slim but not skinny
    lithe body
    • 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, Nobody, chapter III:
      She was frankly disappointed. For some reason she had thought to discover a burglar of one or another accepted type—either a dashing cracksman in full-blown evening dress, lithe, polished, pantherish, or a common yegg, a red-eyed, unshaven burly brute in the rags and tatters of a tramp.
  3. Capable of being easily bent
    the elephant’s lithe proboscis.
    Синоними: pliant, flexible, limber
  4. Adaptable.
    • Lua грешка in Модул:quote at line 165: The first parameter (language code) is missing..
      Yet the 2016 Éxilé rosé from Lise et Bertrand Jousset in the Loire Valley, made mostly of gamay, was yeasty let light and lithe, while the 2016 Indigeno from Ancarani in Emilia-Romagna, made of trebbiano, was taut and earthy.