aþexe

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *awiþahsijǭ, *agiþahsijǭ (lizard, newt), the first element from Proto-Indo-European *og(wh)i- (snake), and the second representing Proto-Germanic *þahsuz (badger). Akin to Old Saxon egiþassa, ewidehsa (lizard) (Dutch hagedis), Old High German egidehsa, ewidehsa (lizard) (German Eidechse), German Dachs (badger), Norwegian svintoks (badger).

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Noun[edit]

āþexe f

  1. lizard
  2. eft, newt

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