egithassa

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Old Saxon[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *awiþahsijǭ, *agiþahsijǭ (lizard, newt), the first element from Proto-Indo-European *og(wh)i- (snake), and the second representing Proto-Germanic *þahsuz (badger). Akin to Old English aþexe, "lizard", Dutch hagedis, Old High German egidehsa, ewidehsa "lizard" (German Eidechse), German Dachs "badger", Norwegian svintoks "badger"

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Noun[edit]

egithassa f

  1. lizard

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