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English

From Old English slītan, from Proto-Germanic *slītaną (to tear apart), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leyd- (to tear, rend (cut apart), split apart). Possibly cognate with Latin laed- (to strike, hurt, injure).

Icelandic

From *Old Norse slit.

Westrobothnian

From Old Norse slíta, from Proto-Germanic *slītaną.