Blive vs Slive - What's the difference?

blive | slive |


As verbs the difference between blive and slive

is that blive is ("to remain") while 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.

As an adverb blive

is (obsolete) quickly; forthwith.

As a noun slive is

(dialectal) a slice or sliver; , chip.

blive

English

Verb

  • ("to remain").
  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (obsolete) quickly; forthwith
  • (Chaucer)
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    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.
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