hriþ

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Germanic. Cognate with Old Norse hríð and Icelandic hríð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hrīþ f

  1. snowstorm; storm, tempest
    • Hrið hreosende hrusan bindeð.
      The falling snowstorm binds the earth. (The Wanderer)

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *hriþ-. Cognate with Old High German rito. Perhaps ultimately from the same source as Welsh cryd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hriþ m

  1. fever