andswaru

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *andaswarō. Equivalent to and- +‎ swaru.

Noun[edit]

andswaru f

  1. answer
    • Cynewulf's Elene
      Secgas ne gældon syððan andsware edre gehyrdon, æðelinges word.
      Nor did the warriors tarry when they heard the answer, the word of their lord.

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