dreorig

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From drēor +‎ -iġ. Cognate with Old Saxon drōrag (Dutch treurig), Old High German trūrag (German traurig).

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drēoriġ

  1. bloody, gory
    Wæter stod dreorig and gedrefed: water stood gory and troubled.
  2. sad, melancholy
    Hig wurdon swiðe dreorige: they became very sad.

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