writan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wrītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wrey-, *wer- (to rip, tear). Cognate with Old Saxon wrītan, Dutch wrijten and rijten, Old High German rīzan (whence German reißen), Old Norse ríta (whence Norwegian rita). Compare also Old Armenian գիր (gir).

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wrītan

  1. to write

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *wrītaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wrey-, *wer- (to rip, tear).

Verb[edit]

wrītan (3 singular present wrītid, 3 singular preterite wrēt, preterite plural writun, past participle giwritan)

  1. to write

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