æsc

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English æsc.

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Noun[edit]

æsc (plural æscas)

  1. The symbol Æ, æ.

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *askaz, *askiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ōs- (ash). Cognate with Old Saxon ask (Dutch es), Old High German asc (German Esche), Old Norse askr (Swedish ask). The Indo-European root, in various forms, is also the source of Ancient Greek οξύα (oksúa, beech, spear-shaft), Latin ornus, Russian ясень (jasenʹ, ash), Lithuanian úosis.

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Noun[edit]

æsc m

  1. ash tree
  2. (poetic) spear
  3. ship
  4. the runic letter
  5. the letter Æ, æ

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  • English: æsc, ash