eofor

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic *eburaz, from Indo-European *h₁eperos. Cognate with Old Saxon ebur (Dutch ever), Old High German ebur (German Eber), Old Norse jǫfurr. The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Latin aper.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eofor m (nominative plural eoforas)

  1. boar; wild boar
    sele ðu him flæsc eoferes: give him boar’s flesh.

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