hiw

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hiwją (shape, form, appearance, blee), from Proto-Indo-European *kew- (skin, complexion). Cognate with Bornholm Danish hy (complexion), Gothic 𐌷𐌹𐍅𐌹 (hiwi, form, appearance), Old Norse (down of birds), Swedish hy, Sanskrit [script needed] (chavī, skin, hide, beauty, splendour).

Noun[edit]

hīw n

  1. form, appearance
  2. colour
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hīwō.

Noun[edit]

hīw f

  1. fortune
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