arian

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See also: Arian and -arian

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ār.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ārian

  1. to show mercy to, spare
    Nænegum arað leode Deniga ac he lust wigeð, swefeð ond sændeþ. He spares none of the Danish people, but carries on his delight, slaying and dispatching. (Beowulf ll. 598-600)

Conjugation[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

arian

  1. definite singular of aria

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh ariant, from Old Welsh argant, from Proto-Celtic *argantom (silver), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erg- (to shine). Compare Irish airgead.

Noun[edit]

arian m

  1. money
  2. silver, argent