cwellan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną (to torment). Cognates include Old Saxon quellian, Middle Dutch quellen (Dutch kwellen), Old High German quellen (German quälen), Old Norse kvelja (Danish kvæle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwel.lɑn/, [ˈkweɫ.ɫɑn]

Verb[edit]

cwellan

  1. to kill
  2. to slay

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References[edit]

  • cwellan in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary