eaþe

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *auþaz. Cognate with Old Saxon ōðo, Old High German ōdo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ēaþe

  1. easy, smooth, not difficult

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative ēaþa ēaþe ēaþe ēaþan nom. ēaþe ēaþe ēaþu ēaþe ēaþu, -e ēaþa, -e
accusative ēaþan ēaþe ēaþan acc. ēaþne ēaþe ēaþe ēaþe ēaþu, -e ēaþa, -e
genitive ēaþan ēaþra, ēaþena gen. ēaþes ēaþes ēaþre ēaþra
dative ēaþan ēaþum dat. ēaþum ēaþum ēaþre ēaþum
instrumental ēaþe


Adverb[edit]

ēaþe (comparative ēaþ, superlative ēaþost)

  1. easily

Noun[edit]

eaþe n

  1. that which is easy, the easy
    Þæt nán wiht ne sý þæs eáðes ne þæs earfoðes — Wlfst. 185, 1.

Descendants[edit]