clæne

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *klainiz. Cognate with Old Saxon klêni, Old High German kleini.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

clǣne

  1. clear
    • c. 960 CE – 990 CE, The Phoenix
      Þǣr þā līchoman, leahtra clǣne
      gongað glædmōde, gǣstas hweorfað
      • Translation by S. A. J. Bradley
        There the bodies, clean from vices,
        will walk glad-hearted, and spirits will return []
  2. clean

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