widu

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *widuz, from Proto-Indo-European *widhu-. Cognate with Old English widu, wudu (English wood), Middle Dutch wede, Old High German witu (Middle High German wite), Old Norse viðr (Swedish ved). The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish fid (Welsh gwydd, Breton gwez).

Noun[edit]

widu m, n

  1. wood

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: wede