scrutnung

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Likely from Old High German scrodon, scruton (inquiry, investigation), from Proto-Germanic *skrūdą, said to have come from Proto-Indo-European *skrew-. Related to Old English scrutnian (to examine, scrutinize, consider, investigate).

Noun[edit]

scrūtnung f (nominative plural scrutnunga)

  1. an examination, investigation, inquiry, search

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References[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", scrûtnung
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.). Scrutnung. Retrieved September 18, 2011, from http://bosworth.ff.cuni.cz/027060