eþel

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ōþ-, from Proto-Indo-European *āt- (race, people). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian ēþel, Old High German uodil, Old Norse óðal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eþel m

  1. ancestral land, home, territory
    Ic ealne geondhwearf eðel Gotena. I travelled through all the country of the Goths.
  2. the rune

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