þeaw

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þawwaz, of unknown origin. Cognate with Old Frisian thaw, Old Saxon þau, Old High German thau, dau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

þēaw m (nominative plural þēawas)

  1. habit, customs
  2. (in the plural) customs, virtue

Descendants[edit]