eoh

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ehwaz (horse), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (horse). Cognate with Old Saxon ehuskalk (horse-rider), Old High German eha- (in personal names), Old Norse jór, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍈𐍃 (aiƕs). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin equus, Avestan [script needed] (aspa-), Sanskrit अश्व (áśva), Old Armenian էշ (ēš, donkey), Tocharian A yuk B yakwe, Proto-Baltic *ečwā- (Lithuanian ašvà), Old Irish ech (Irish each).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eoh m, n

  1. (poetic) horse, steed
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Etymology 2[edit]

A variant of īw, representing a West Germanic variant *īhaz; cognate with Old Saxon īch, Old High German īgo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēoh m

  1. (poetic) yew tree
  2. the runic character (/eo/ or /eːo/)
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