Slive vs Slite - What's the difference?

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In dialectal|lang=en terms the difference between slive and slite

is that slive is (dialectal) a slice or sliver; , chip while slite is (dialectal) the act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.

As verbs the difference between slive and slite

is that slive is (transitive|obsolete|or|dialectal) to cut; split; separate or slive can be (dialectal|northern england|scotland) to sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep while slite is (dialectal) to slit; tear or rip up.

As nouns the difference between slive and slite

is that slive is (dialectal) a slice or sliver; , chip while slite is (dialectal) the act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.

slive

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) sliven, from (etyl) .

Verb

  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal) To cut; split; separate.
  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal, chiefly, Scotland) To cut or slice something off; separate by slicing.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dialectal) A slice or sliver; , chip.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps related to (l).

    Verb

  • (dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep.
  • Anagrams

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    slite

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) * (l) (Scotland)

    Verb

  • (dialectal) To slit; tear or rip up.
  • (dialectal) To wear away (clothes).
  • Noun

    (-)
  • (dialectal) The act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.
  • Anagrams

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