bidelvan

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bi- +‎ delvan, from Proto-Germanic *delbaną. Cognate with Old Frisian delva, Old English delfan, Dutch delven, Old High German bitelban.

Verb[edit]

delvan

  1. to bury, overwhelm
    Nu ligid hie uuundon siok diopa bidolƀan: now he was lying wounded, sick and deeply buried. (Heliand, verse 5754)

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