æs

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See also: äs, aes, AES, áes, a**es, and -aes

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse æs, from Proto-Germanic *ansijō. Cognate with Latin ānsa (handle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

æs f (genitive singular æsar, nominative plural æsar)

  1. outer edge, border

Usage notes[edit]

Almost exclusively used in the accusative plural in the adverbial phrase út í æsar (in detail, thoroughly).

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ēsą, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ēdsto-. Cognate with West Frisian ies (bait, carrion), Dutch aas (bait, carrion) and German Aas (bait, carrion)

Noun[edit]

ǣs n

  1. food, meat
  2. carrion, dead carcass

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ēs, hes

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