ælfen

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine of ælf, equivalent to ælf +‎ -en. Cognate with Middle High German elbinne (a fairy, nymph).

Noun[edit]

ælfen f (nominative plural ælfena)

  1. A female elf, a fairy, nymph

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References[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", ælfen et al.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), ælfen. Retrieved December 12, 2011
  • Wikipedia, elf