steorfan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sterbaną, itself either from Proto-Indo-European *(s)terp- (to lose force; lose sensibility, become numb; be dead, be motionless) or from *sterbʰ- (to be stiff, become stiff). Cognate with Old Frisian sterva, Old Saxon stervan, Old High German sterban.

Verb[edit]

steorfan

  1. to die, starve

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