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English

From Middle English lid, lyd, from Old English hlid, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą (compare Dutch lid, German Lid (eyelid), Swedish lid (gate)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlíto (post, trimmed log) (compare Old Norse hlíð (slope), Welsh clwyd (gate, hurdle), Latin clitellae (pack saddle), Lithuanian šlìtė (ladder), pã-šlitas (curved), Russian калитка (kalitka, gate), Ancient Greek ἄκλιτος (áklitos, stable), δικλίς (diklís, double-posted (doors, gates)), Yazghulami xad 'ladder', Sanskrit श्रित (śrita, standing on, lying on, being on, fixed on, situated in), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱley- (to lean). More at lean.

Afrikaans

From Dutch lid.

Danish

From Old Norse hlít.

Dutch

From Middle Dutch lit, let, leet, from Old Dutch *lid, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

Middle English

From Old English hlid, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą.

Old High German

From Proto-Germanic *liþ-, whence also Old English liþ and Old Norse liðr.

Spanish

From Old Spanish, from Latin lītem, singular accusative of līs (strife, dispute, quarrel).

Volapük

From German Lied.

Westrobothnian

From Old Norse hlíð, from Proto-Germanic *hlīþō.