andustrian

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *and- + *ūstrōną (to strive), the latter from Proto-Germanic *ūstrį̄, *ūstrī- (diligence, eagerness, zeal), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ews- (to burn). Related to Old High German ūstinōn (to function), Old High German ūstarî, ūstrî (industry), Old English ysel (spark). More at industry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑndˈuːstriɑn/

Verb[edit]

andūstrian

  1. to deny (by oaths), swear with oaths
  2. to hate, detest

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