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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English _line_, _lyne_, from Old English _līne_ (“line, cable, rope, hawser, series, row, rule, direction”), from Proto-Germanic _*līnǭ_ (“line, rope, flaxen cord, thread”), from Proto-Germanic _*līną_ (“flax, linen”), from Proto-Indo-European _*līno-_ (“flax”). Influenced in Middle English by Middle French _ligne_ (“line”), from Latin _linea_. More at linen. The oldest sense of the word is "rope, cord, thread"; from this the senses "path", "continuous mark" were derived. PRONUNCIATION * enPR: līn, IPA(key): /laɪn/ * Rhymes: -aɪn NOUN LINE (_plural_ LINES) * A path through two or more points (_compare ‘segment’_); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight. _The arrow descended in a curved LINE._ * 1908, W. B. M. Ferguson, _Zollenstein_, chapterIV: So this was my future home, I thought! […] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple LINE of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams. * (geometry) An infinitely extending one-dimensional figure that has no curvature; one that has length but not breadth or thickness. * (geometry, informal) A line segment; a continuous finite segment of such a figure. * (graph theory) An edge of a graph. * (geography) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map. * (geography, ‘the line’ or ‘equinoctial line’) The equator. * (music) One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed. * (cricket) The horizontal path of a ball towards the batsman (see also length). * (soccer) The goal line. * A rope, cord, string, or thread, of any thickness. * (firefighting) A hose. * Direction, path. _the LINE of sight;  the LINE of vision_ * The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, a telephone or internet cable between two points: a telephone or network connection. _I tried to make a call, but the LINE was dead._ _a dedicated LINE;  a shared LINE_ _Please speak up, the LINE is very faint._ * A letter, a written form of communication. _Drop me a LINE._ * A connected series of public conveyances, as a roadbed or railway track; and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc. _a LINE of stages;  an express LINE_ * (military) A trench or rampart, or the non-physical demarcation of the extent of the territory occupied by specified forces. * The exterior limit of a figure or territory: a boundary, contour, or outline; a demarcation. * A long tape or ribbon marked with units for measuring; a tape measure. * (obsolete) A measuring line or cord. * 1611, _Bible_ (Authorized, or King James, Version), Isaiah 44:13 The carpenter stretcheth out his rule; he marketh it out with a LINE; he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house. * That which was measured by a line, such as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode. * 1611, _Bible_ (Authorized, or King James, Version), Psalms 16:6 The LINES are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. * A threadlike crease or wrinkle marking the face, hand, or body; hence, a characteristic mark. * Lineament; feature; figure (of one's body). * A more-or-less straight sequence of people, objects, etc., either arranged as a queue or column and often waiting to be processed or dealt with, or arranged abreast of one another in a row (and contrasted with a column), as in a military formation. [from mid-16thc.] _The LINE forms on the right._ There is a

From Middle English line, lyne, from Old English līne (line, cable, rope, hawser, series, row, rule, direction), from Proto-Germanic *līnǭ (line, rope, flaxen cord, thread), from Proto-Germanic *līną (flax, linen), from Proto-Indo-European *līno- (flax).

Influenced in Middle English by Middle French ligne (line), from Latin linea. More at linen.

The oldest sense of the word is "rope, cord, thread"; from this the senses "path", "continuous mark" were derived.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: līn, IPA(key): /laɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Noun

line (plural lines)

  1. A path through two or more points (compare ‘segment’); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight.
    The arrow descended in a curved line.
    1. (geometry) An infinitely extending one-dimensional figure that has no curvature; one that has length but not breadth or thickness.
    2. (geometry, informal) A line segment; a continuous finite segment of such a figure.
    3. (graph theory) An edge of a graph.
    4. (geography) A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
    5. (geography, ‘the line’ or ‘equinoctial line’) The equator.
    6. (music) One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed.
    7. (cricket) The horizontal path of a ball towards the batsman (see also length).
    8. (soccer) The goal line.
  2. A rope, cord, string, or thread, of any thickness.
    1. (firefighting) A hose.
  3. Direction, path.
    the line of sight;  the line of vision
  4. The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, a telephone or internet cable between two points: a telephone or network connection.
    I tried to make a call, but the line was dead.
    a dedicated line;  a shared line
    Please speak up, the line is very faint.
  5. A letter, a written form of communication.
    Drop me a line.
  6. A connected series of public conveyances, as a roadbed or railway track; and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.
    a line of stages;  an express line
  7. (military) A trench or rampart, or the non-physical demarcation of the extent of the territory occupied by specified forces.
  8. The exterior limit of a figure or territory: a boundary, contour, or outline; a demarcation.
  9. A long tape or ribbon marked with units for measuring; a tape measure.
  10. (obsolete) A measuring line or cord.
  11. That which was measured by a line, such as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode.
  12. A threadlike crease or wrinkle marking the face, hand, or body; hence, a characteristic mark.
  13. Lineament; feature; figure (of one's body).
  14. A more-or-less straight sequence of people, objects, etc., either arranged as a queue or column and often waiting to be processed or dealt with, or arranged abreast of one another in a row (and contrasted with a column), as in a military formation. [from mid-16thc.]
    The line forms on the right.
    There is a <

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Old English _līn_ (“flax, linen, cloth”). For more information, see the entry "linen". PRONUNCIATION * enPR: līn, IPA(key): /laɪn/ * Rhymes: -aɪn NOUN LINE (_uncountable_) * (obsolete) Flax; linen, particularly the longer fiber of flax. TRANSLATIONS VERB LINE (_third-person singular simple present_ LINES, _present participle_ LINING, _simple past and past participle_ LINED) * (transitive) To cover the inner surface of (something), originally especially with linen. _The bird LINES its nest with soft grass._ _to LINE a cloak with silk or fur_ _to LINE a box with paper or tin_ _paintings LINED the walls of the cavernous dining room_ * To reinforce (the back of a book) with glue and glued scrap material such as fabric or paper. * (transitive) To fill or supply (something), as a purse with money. _to LINE the shelves_ DERIVED TERMS (terms derived from the verb "line"): * line one's pockets TRANSLATIONS

Old English līn (flax, linen, cloth). For more information, see the entry "linen".

Pronunciation

  • enPR: līn, IPA(key): /laɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aɪn

Noun

line (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Flax; linen, particularly the longer fiber of flax.
Translations

Verb

line (third-person singular simple present lines, present participle lining, simple past and past participle lined)

  1. (transitive) To cover the inner surface of (something), originally especially with linen.
    The bird lines its nest with soft grass.
    to line a cloak with silk or fur
    to line a box with paper or tin
    paintings lined the walls of the cavernous dining room
  2. To reinforce (the back of a book) with glue and glued scrap material such as fabric or paper.
  3. (transitive) To fill or supply (something), as a purse with money.
    to line the shelves
Derived terms

(terms derived from the verb "line"):

Translations

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Borrowing from Middle French _ligner_. VERB LINE (_third-person singular simple present_ LINES, _present participle_ LINING, _simple past and past participle_ LINED) * (transitive, now rare, of a dog) to copulate with, to impregnate. * 1868 September, _The Country Gentleman's Magazine_, page 292: Bedlamite was a black dog, and although it may be safely asserted that he LINED upwards of 100 bitches of all colours, red, white, and blue, all his produce were black. TRANSLATIONS

Borrowing from Middle French ligner.

Verb

line (third-person singular simple present lines, present participle lining, simple past and past participle lined)

  1. (transitive, now rare, of a dog) to copulate with, to impregnate.
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English - Anagrams

* LEIN * lien * Neil * Nile

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Italian - Etymology

Borrowing from English _line_.

Borrowing from English line.

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Italian - Noun

LINE f (_invariable_) * line management * editing (of a TV programme) RELATED TERMS * off-line * on-line

line f (invariable)

  1. line management
  2. editing (of a TV programme)

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  • off-line
  • on-line

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Italian - Anagrams

* lenì

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Latin - Verb

LINE * second-person singular present active imperative of _linō_

line

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of linō

Que a categoria em OLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Proto-Germanic _*līnǭ_ (“line, rope, flaxen cord, thread”), from Proto-Germanic _*līną_ (“flax, linen”), from Proto-Indo-European _*līno-_ (“flax”). Akin to Old High German _līna_ (“line”) (German _Leine_ (“rope”)), Middle Dutch _līne_ (“rope, cord”) (Dutch _lijn_ (“rope”)), Old Norse _līna_ (“cord, rope”) (Danish _line_ (“rope, cord”)), Old English _līn_ (“flax, linen, cloth”).

From Proto-Germanic *līnǭ (line, rope, flaxen cord, thread), from Proto-Germanic *līną (flax, linen), from Proto-Indo-European *līno- (flax). Akin to Old High German līna (line) (German Leine (rope)), Middle Dutch līne (rope, cord) (Dutch lijn (rope)), Old Norse līna (cord, rope) (Danish line (rope, cord)), Old English līn (flax, linen, cloth).

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Old English - Noun

LĪNE f * line, rope, cable * row, series * direction, rule DECLENSION RELATED TERMS * līn * līnen, linnen DESCENDANTS * English: line

līne f

  1. line, rope, cable
  2. row, series
  3. direction, rule

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