deor

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deor

  1. genitive plural of deoir

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From Proto-Germanic *deuzą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewsóm.

Germanic cognates include Old Saxon dior, Dutch dier, Old High German tior (German Tier), Old Norse dýr (Danish dyr, Swedish djur), Gothic 𐌳𐌹𐌿𐍃 (dius). The Indo-European root also led to Lithuanian dvēsti, Latvian dvēsele, Proto-Slavic *duša (Russian душа (duša)).

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dēor n

  1. beast, wild animal

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