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Number: 819
Root: kaito-
English meaning: forest
German meaning: `Wald, unbebauter Landstrich'
General comments: (kelt. und germ.)
Material: Acymr. coit, ncymr. coed `Wald', acorn. cuit, mcorn. coys, cos ds., bret. coet, coat `Wald, Gehölz', gall. ON Καιτό-βριξ, Cēto-briga, Eto-cētum u. dgl. (die spätere rom. Aussprache -zētum liegt den nhd. Ortsnamen auf -scheid am linken Rheinufer zugrunde);

    got. haiþi f., aisl. heiðr, ags. hǣð, engl. heath, ahd. heida f. Heidekraut', mhd. heide f. `Heide'; daneben ags. *hāð, engl. dial. hoath; urgerm. *haiþanas `steppenbewohnend, wild', wohl Lehnübersetzung von lat. pāgānus (: pāgus `Land'), dazu got. haiþnō f. Heidin', aisl. heiðinn, ags. hǣðen, engl. heathen, asächs. hēthin, ahd. heidan, heidin, heidanisk `heidnisch'; anders W. Schulze Kl. Schriften 521 ff.

    über lat. būcētum `Kuh-Trift' s. WH. I 120, Vendryes RC 48, 398.

References: WP. I 328 f., Feist 237 f.
Pages: 521
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *k(')ait-
Meaning: forest, waste land, pasture
Germanic: *xáiɵ-i- c., *xáiɵ-iō f.
Latin: bū-cētum `(Kuh-)Trift'
Celtic: OCymr coit, NCymr coed `Wald'; OCorn cuit, MCorn coys, cos `ds.', Bret coet, coat `Wald, Gehölz'; Gaul (in Greek) kaitó-brix, Cēto-briga, Eto-cētum u. dgl.
Russ. meaning: лес, необработанная земля, пастбище
References: WP I 328 f, Buck 47.
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Germanic etymology :

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Proto-Germanic: *xáiɵi-z, *xáiɵiō
Meaning: heath, waste
IE etymology: IE etymology
Gothic: *haiɵi f. (jō) `field'
Old Norse: heiδ-r f. `ebener auf dem Gebirgsrücken gelegener Teil der gemeinen Mark, Hochebene'
Norwegian: heid, hei `hochliegende baumlose Ebene'
Swedish: hed `Heide, ödes Land'; gotl. haid `grosser Wald'
Danish: hede `Heide, ödes Land'
Old English: hǟɵ, -e f. `heath, waste, desert, uncultivated land'
English: heath
Old Saxon: hētha `heide'
Middle Dutch: heide, hēde f. `heide, vlakte, heideplant'
Dutch: heide, hei f.
Middle Low German: heide, hēde `heide, grond'
Old High German: heida (10.Jh.)
Middle High German: heide st. f. 'ebenes, unbebautes, wildebewachsenes land, heide', heide st./wk. f. 'heidekraut'
German: Heide f.
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