æwbryce

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic *aiwibruki. Cognate with German Ehebruch. Equivalent to ǣ (marriage) +‎ bryċe (breach).

Noun[edit]

ǣwbryċe m

  1. adultery

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • ǣwbryċe in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary