dæd

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dēdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰēti-, *dʰéh₁tis. Cognate with Old Frisian dēd, Old Saxon dād, Dutch daad, Old High German tāt (German Tat), Old Norse dáð (Swedish and Danish dåd), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌳𐌴𐌸𐍃 (gadēþs). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Greek θέσις (thésis), Latin conditio.

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dǣd f (nominative plural dǣde)

  1. action, deed, event, exploit

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