yfel

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ubilaz, from Proto-Indo-European *upelo-, from *wep- (“bad”). Cognate with Old Frisian evel, Old Saxon uƀil, Old Dutch uvil (Dutch euvel), Old High German ubil (German übel), Gothic 𐌿𐌱𐌹𐌻𐍃 (ubils) (ubils).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

yfel (comparative wyrsa, superlative wyrst)

  1. bad, unfortunate, inferior
  2. evil

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative yf(e)la yf(e)le yf(e)le yf(e)lan nom. yfel yfel yf(e)lu yf(e)le yf(e)lu, -e yf(e)la, -e
accusative yf(e)lan yf(e)le yf(e)lan acc. yfelne yfel yf(e)le yf(e)le yf(e)lu, -e yf(e)la, -e
genitive yf(e)lan yfelra, yf(e)lena gen. yf(e)les yf(e)les yfelre yfelra
dative yf(e)lan yf(e)lum dat. yf(e)lum yf(e)lum yfelre yf(e)lum
instrumental yf(e)le


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