ræswa

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rēswô (counsellor), from Proto-Germanic *raisa-, *raþja-, *raid-a- (account, explanation), from Proto-Germanic *rē-, *rai-, *rī- (to count, talk), from Proto-Indo-European *(a)rēy-, *rei- (to regulate, reason, count). Cognate with Old Norse ræsir (leader, chief, king, prince), Old English rǣswan (to consider, conjecture).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rǣswa m

  1. (poetic) counsellor
  2. (poetic) leader, chief, king

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