þreapian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þraupōną (to punish), from Proto-Germanic *þrawō (torment, punishment), from Proto-Germanic *þrawjaną (to torment, injure, exhaust), from Proto-Indo-European *trōw- (to beat, wound, kill, torment). Akin to Old English þrēagan (to rebuke, punish, chastise), þrēa (correction, punishment), þrōwian (to suffer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθræːɑpiɑn/

Verb[edit]

þrēapian

  1. to reprove, correct, reprehend

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