hwæte

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz, from *hwītaz (white). Compare Old Saxon hueti (Low German Weten), Old High German hwaizi, weizi (German Weizen), Old Norse hveiti (Danish hvede, Norwegian hvete, Icelandic hveiti), Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌴𐌹𐍃 (ƕaiteis).

Noun[edit]

hwæte m

  1. wheat

Descendants[edit]