sælig

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sēlīgaz. Cognate with Old Saxon sālig, Old High German sālig (blessed, fortunate); compare with Dutch zalig (blessed), German selig (blessed, overjoyed).

Adjective[edit]

sǣlig

  1. blessed, fortunate, prosperous, happy

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative sǣliga sǣlige sǣlige sǣligan nom. sǣlig sǣlig sǣligu sǣlige sǣligu, -e sǣliga, -e
accusative sǣligan sǣlige sǣligan acc. sǣligne sǣlig sǣlige sǣlige sǣligu, -e sǣliga, -e
genitive sǣligan sǣligra, sǣligena gen. sǣliges sǣliges sǣligre sǣligra
dative sǣligan sǣligum dat. sǣligum sǣligum sǣligre sǣligum
instrumental sǣlige


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References[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", sælig et al.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), sælig