scriþan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *skrīþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kreyt-, *(s)ker- (twist, turn, bend). Germanic cognates include Old Saxon skrīthan, Middle Dutch schriden (Dutch schrijden), Old High German skrītan (German schreiten), Old Norse skríða (Swedish skrida). The Indo-European root also gave Latin crīsāre and Middle Irish crith (Breton skrija (tremble with fear)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

scrīþan

  1. to move, glide, wander

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