aefauld

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English anfald, from Old English ānfeald (single, simple, literally onefold), from Proto-Germanic *ainafalþaz (onefold, simple), equivalent to one + -fold. Cognate with Dutch eenvoud (simple, easy), German Einfalt (simplicity), Icelandic einfaldur (simple), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍆𐌰𐌻𐌸𐍃 (ainfalþs, simple). More at onefold.

Adjective[edit]

aefauld (comparative more aefauld, superlative most aefauld)

  1. (rare, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Characterised by oneness; single; without duplicity.
    The aefauld Godhead — Barbour.
  2. (rare, dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Honest; upright.