sceotan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *skeutaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keud-. Cognate with Old Frisian skiata (West Frisian sjitte), Old Saxon skiotan (Low German scheten), Dutch schieten, Old High German sciozzan (German schießen), Old Norse skjóta (Danish skyde, Swedish skjuta), Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌹𐌿𐍄𐌰𐌽 (skiutan). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Old Church Slavonic искыдати (iskydati) (Russian кидать (kidatʹ)), Lithuanian skudrùs.

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scēotan

  1. (transitive) to shoot, throw a missile
  2. (transitive) to push, move quickly, pay (money)
  3. (intransitive) to move quickly, flow, rush, shoot (of pain)

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