þeodisc

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz (of or relating to a people), from Proto-Germanic *þeudō (people, nation), from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂ (people). Akin to Old High German þiutisc (popular language), diutisk (German deutsch), Old Frisian thiōsk, Old Saxon thiudisk, Dutch Duits, Diets, Old Norse þýzkr, Gothic 𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍉 (þiudiskō). More at Dutch.

Noun[edit]

þēodisc n

  1. speech, language

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

þēodisc

  1. of or belonging to the people, popular, public
  2. Gentile
  3. native, of one's native tribe/nation