lædan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *laidijaną, causative of *līþaną (to go, depart, travel), from Proto-Indo-European *leit- (to leave, depart, die). Cognate with Old Saxon lēdian, Dutch leiden, Old High German leiten (German leiten), Old Norse leiða (Swedish leda).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lǣdan

  1. to lead
  2. to bring, take
  3. to carry, convey
  4. to guide, conduct

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