arved

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Old Saxon[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *arbaidiz (hardship), from a verb *arƀējō ‘be orphaned’. Cognate with Old English earfoþe, Dutch arbeid, Swedish arvode ‘salary’, Old High German arbeit (German Arbeit ‘work, labour’), Old Norse erfiði, Gothic 𐌰𐍂𐌱𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃 (arbaiþs).

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Noun[edit]

arvēd f

  1. labour
  2. work

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Adjective[edit]

arvēd (comparative arvēdiro, superlative arvēdist)

  1. difficult; laborious; hard

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