deaþ

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See also: death and Death

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *dauþu, from Proto-Germanic *dauþuz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰautus. Cognate with Old Frisian dāth, Old Saxon dōth, Old Dutch *dōth, Old High German tōd, Old Norse dauðr, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌸𐌿𐍃 (dauþus).

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dēaþ m (nominative plural dēaþas)

  1. death

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  • Middle English: deeth, deð, dæð, dæþ
    • English: death
    • Scots: deth, daith

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