beorht

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *berht, from Proto-Germanic *berhtaz. Cognate with Old Saxon berht, Old High German beraht, Old Norse bjartr, Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷𐍄𐍃 (bairhts).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /be͜orxt/, [be͜orˠxt]

Adjective[edit]

beorht (comparative beorhtra, superlative beorhtost)

  1. bright, clear

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  • Middle English: briht, briȝt, bright