From Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz (“of or relating to a people”). Equivalent to þēod + -isc.
- a language
- Alfred the Great’s translation of The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius:
Þēah hit ġebyriġe þæt þa ūtemestan þīoda ēowerne naman up āhebban and on maniġ þēodisċ ēow heriġen
- Though it may come about that people from the farthest reaches lift up your name and may praise you in many languages
Declension of þeodisc (strong a-stem)
- of or belonging to the people, popular, public
- native, of one's native tribe/nation