engild vs gild what difference

what is difference between engild and gild

English

Etymology

en- +‎ gild

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪŋˈɡɪld/, /ɛŋˈɡɪld/

Verb

engild (third-person singular simple present engilds, present participle engilding, simple past and past participle engilded)

  1. (transitive) To gild; to make splendid.

References

  • engild in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • Dingle, dingle, elding, gilden, ingled


English

Etymology 1

From Middle English gilden, gulden, from Old English gyldan (to gild, to cover with a thin layer of gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþijaną, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɪld/
  • Rhymes: -ɪld
  • Homophones: gilled, guild

Verb

gild (third-person singular simple present gilds, present participle gilding, simple past and past participle gilded or gilt)

  1. (transitive) To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
  2. (transitive) To adorn.
    • 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act II, Scene vi[1]:
      I will make fast the doors, and gild myself / With some more ducats, and be with you straight.
  3. (transitive, cooking) To decorate with a golden surface appearance.
    • 2008, Ivan P. Day, Cooking in Europe, 1650-1850 (page 98)
      Gild the entire outside with beaten egg yolk, and sprinkle it with grated parmesan.
  4. (transitive) To give a bright or pleasing aspect to.
    • 1609, William Shakespeare, Sonnet 28:
      When sparkling stars twire not, thou gild’st the even.
  5. (transitive) To make appear drunk.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

gild (plural gilds)

  1. Obsolete form of guild.
    • 1920, H. E. Salter, Munimenta Civitatis Oxonie (volume 71, page xxviii)
      No trade gild might be started without the consent of the whole body of hanasters, who would insist that the regulations were not harmful to the burgesses as a whole; []

See also

  • gild on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • DILG, glid

Gothic

Romanization

gild

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Irish

Etymology

From English guild.

Noun

gild m (genitive singular gild, nominative plural gildeanna)

  1. (historical) guild
    Synonym: cuallacht

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • “gild” in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “guild” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • Entries containing “gild” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse gildr, from Proto-Germanic *gildiz. Cognates include Icelandic gildur and Scots yauld.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jɪlː/ (example of pronunciation)

Adjective

gild (masculine and feminine gild, neuter gildt, definite singular and plural gilde, comparative gildare, indefinite superlative gildast, definite superlative gildaste)

  1. (also law) valid
    Antonym: ugild
  2. nice, healthy, rich, capable
  3. kind, good
  4. enjoyable
  5. happy
  6. proud

Derived terms

  • gilda (verb)

Related terms

  • gilde n
  • gjelda

References

  • “gild” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Alternative forms

  • ġeld, ġield, ġyld

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *geldą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jild/, [jiɫd]

Noun

ġild n

  1. payment of money; tribute, compensation, tax
  2. guild, society, club
  3. deity
  4. visible object of worship; idol

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: geld
    • English: geld (reinforced by Latin)
  • Middle English: ȝeld
    • English: yield
    • Scots: ȝeld, ȝeild
  • Medieval Latin: geldum, gildum

References

  • Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898), “ġild”, in An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Old Norse

Adjective

gild

  1. strong feminine nominative singular of gildr
  2. strong neuter nominative plural of gildr
  3. strong neuter accusative plural of gildr

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