Reconstruction:Old English/dufe

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This Old English entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ. Compare Old Saxon dūƀa (German Low German Duuv), Old Dutch dūva (Dutch duif), Old High German tūba (German Taube), Old Norse dúfa (Danish due, Swedish duva), Gothic 𐌳𐌿𐌱𐍉 (dubō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈduːfe/, [ˈduːve]

Noun[edit]

*dūfe f

  1. dove, pigeon

Declension[edit]

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