dwæs

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dwēsaz. Akin to Old Frisian dwēs, Middle Low German dwās (stupid), Middle Dutch dwaes (Dutch dwaas), Middle High German twās, dwās, Old English dysiġ (foolish, stupid, dizzy), Old Norse *dasa (to daze), Old Norse dasask (to become weary). More at dizzy, daze.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dwǣs

  1. stupid, foolish; dull

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

dwǣs m

  1. a clumsy imposter; a fool

Declension[edit]